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When: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
11:30 am – 12:30 pm (Central Time)
Where: Online Webinar
United States
Contact: 651-697-1771

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Opportunities to Provide Tobacco Cessation Help to Medicaid Enrollees Who Smoke or Vape

Online Webinar

The Minnesota Department of Health has an initiative which will provide opportunities for tobacco cessation help to Medicaid enrollees.  Our webinar will discuss this initiative and how pharmacists can engage in this work.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the current use of tobacco in Minnesota and how this has changed over the last decade.
  • Discuss the smoking rate for Medicaid enrollees and how to decrease it.
  • Implement a program to assist Medicaid patients with smoking cessation.
  • Utilize tools from the Minnesota Department of Health when creating a program.

Speaker: Laura Oliven, MPP
Minnesota Tobacco Control Manager
Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)

Laura Oliven is the Tobacco Control Manager for the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). She leads the MDH Tobacco Prevention and Control Program and directs tobacco control state and local level policy change strategy, community grant making, the new statewide tobacco cessation services program, and health equity work.  Laura is passionate about building health communities and has been active in tobacco control and health promotion for over two decades.  Laura has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois and a Master of Public Policy from the Georgetown Public Policy Institute.

Registration Fees:

The cost is $25 for non-members. MPhA pharmacist members, pharmacy technician members and student members may attend at no cost.

Continuing Education:

This presentation is being submitted to the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy for Continuing Education credit approval (one hour).

To receive Board of Pharmacy credits for this program, the following must be completed:

  • Full participation/completion of webinar either during the live program or the archived presentation

  • Completion of survey post webinar acknowledging participation

Board of Pharmacy credit processing takes place on the 15th of each month.

The Minnesota Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Questions? Please contact info@mpha.org with questions about credits.

Please contact joef@mpha.org with any technical questions or issues.

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