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Smoke Free for Baby and Me
Presenter: Nicole Ward, MNsc, APRN, WHNP-BC, TTS
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Knowledge Gap: 
The purpose of this activity is to educate healthcare providers with the most up-to-date information on
Smoke Free for Baby and Me.  

Target Audience
The target audience includes all healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals who would like to learn about 
Smoke Free for Baby and Me and how it pertains to their respective profession.

Release and Expiration Dates
7/12/2018 -7/12/2021

  1. Describe risks associated with tobacco use during pregnancy. 
  2. Identify recommended methods for smoking cessation during pregnancy
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. (2009). 
  • ACOG Committee Opinion No. 423: motivational interviewing: a tool for behavioral change. 
  • Obstet Gynecol, 113(1), 243-246. doi:10.1097/AOG.0b013e3181964254
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. (2010). 
  • Committee opinion: Smoking cessation during pregnancy. 
  • Retrieved from http://www.acog.org/Resources-And-Publications/Committee-Opinions/
  • Committee-on-Health-Care-for-Underserved-Women/Smoking-Cessation-During-Pregnancy
  • Arkansas Department of Health, ADH. (2016). 
  • Arkansas pregnancy risk assessment monitoring survey: 2013 surveillance report. 
  • Retrieved from http://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programsServices/healthStatistics/PRAMS/
  • Documents/PRAMS%202013%20Surveillance%20Report_FINAL.pdf

Biographical Info

Nicole Ward, MNsc, APRN, WHNP-BC, TTS
Director and State Health Officer
Ms. Ward is a doctoral candidate and full- time faculty in the UAMS College of Nursing. Her research focuses on e-cigarette use, specifically in the pregnant population. She is a Tobacco Treatment Specialist and has helped numerous UAMS patients with quitting smoking.

Speaker Disclosures:
The planners, speakers, moderators, peer reviewers and /or panelists of this CE activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Kim Miller  
Susan Smith Dodson

Nicole Ward, MNsc, APRN, WHNP-BC, TTS

Peer Reviewers: 
Kim Miller, MCHES

Instructions to obtain credit:

1.       Launch the activity 
2.       View the entire activity online 
3.       Complete the post-test 
           (must pass the post-test with a score of 65% to receive credit)
           You may retake the post-test if you do not receive a passing score.
4.       Complete Evaluation 
Print certificate or transcript (Available in the “My Profile” tab).

Direct Provider Statement
In support of improving patient care, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation Statement 
The University of Arkansas for Medical Science Office of Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Arkansas for Medical sciences designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 ANCC contact hours. Nursing contact hours will be awarded for successful completion of program components based upon documented attendance and completion of evaluation materials.

Disclosure Policy statement

It is the policy of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Office of Continuing Education to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all provided and jointly provided educational activities.  All individuals who are in a position to control the content of the educational activity (course/activity, directors, planning committee members, staff, teachers, or authors of CE) must disclose all relevant financial relationships they have with any commercial interest(s) as well as the nature of the relationship.  Financial relationships of immediate family members must also be disclosed, if the nature of the relationship(s) could influence the objectivity of the individual in a position to control the content.  The ACCME describes relevant financial relationships as those in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.  Individuals who refuse to disclose are disqualified from participation in the development, management, presentation, or evaluation of the CE activity.

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Type:  Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
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1 Hours> Non-Accredited

1 Credits> Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education> AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

1 Contact Hours> American Nurses Credentialing Center> ANCC

1 CECH, 1 CECH> National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. > CHES