Live Webcast

AACVPR Live Webcast: Smoke Free Summer Series – Tobacco Assessment and Cessation Tools for Cardiac, Pulmonary, and Vascular Rehabilitation

June 18, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm CT
(1:00pm ET, 11:00am MT, 10:00am PT)

Presented by: Kathy Zarling, MS, APRN, NC-BC, CTTS & Shawn Leth, M.Ed., CEP

Webcast Registration Rates:

• Live Webinar Registration for AACVPR Members: FREE
• Live Webinar Registration for Non-Members: FREE
• Recorded Webinar Access for Members: FREE
• Recorded Webinar Access for Non-Members: $69


With tobacco use being the #1 cause of death and disability, worldwide, early, appropriate assessment followed by specific, focused intervention will lead to decreased death rates and enhanced quality of life among our cardiac, pulmonary, and vascular patients. This presentation will discuss tobacco-use assessment tools, define the most valid and reliable intervention techniques, and highlight the excellent resources provided by our AACVPR, the CDC, and other professional organizations for application in cardiac, pulmonary, and vascular rehabilitation programs. 

For more Smoking Cessation Resources, please click here!


Kathy Zarling, MS, APRN, NC-BC, CTTS Nothing to Disclose
Shawn Leth, M.Ed., CEP Nothing to disclose 

Financial Disclosure:
All individuals who have the ability to control or influence the content of an educational activity have disclosed all relevant relationships within the past 12 months with any commercial interest. Relevant relationships are relationships with a commercial interest if the products and services of the commercial interest are related to the content of the educational activity.

How to obtain CE Credit:
• To earn the CEU, one must complete the knowledge assessment test (including in the recorded webcast package). Attendees must pass the Knowledge Assessment with 100% in order to obtain CE.
• This live webinar will be made into a recorded webcast package within 10 business days with a Knowledge Assessment attached and will be found in the Learning Center.
• Registrants will be able to access the webcast recording for the duration of their membership.

CE Credit

  • AACVPR CE: this course has been approved by the AACVPR Professional Education Committee for a total of 1.0 AACVPR Continuing Education Credits.   
  • Nursing CE: an application has been made to Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education for 1.0 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • ACSM CEThe American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that “American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)” meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2019 – December 2022). Approved Providers and their content reflect the concepts of their respective organizations and do not necessarily represent the positions or policies of ACSM. Providership # 852797. ACSM approved providership of this program does not imply endorsement of the sponsoring organization’s products/services. 

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