The 22nd Annual Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Conference

2015 conference details:

The 22nd Annual Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Conference focuses on patient connections, and will explore opportunities for enhancing connections with patients provided by social media, electronic health records, cell phones and mobile technology, and effective implementation of communication strategies. Updates will be provided on behavioral counseling and pharmacotherapy. Mayo experts and experts from other settings will help participants consider how to build strategies into their work to improve patient connections. Additionally, there will be ample opportunity to interact with faculty and network with Mayo Clinic staff and conference attendees.

Conference dates:

April 13-14, 2015 - Conference (14.75 credits)

Online registration:

Register here

Registration fees:

  • Physicians and scientists – $575.00
  • Others – $435.00

April 15, 2015 – Blended Learning Component (3.25 credits)

Note: If you register for both the two-day on-site conference (14.75 credits) as well as the distance learning course Blended Learning Component (3.25 credits) you can acquire all 18 CEUs required for recertification as a Tobacco Treatment Specialist.

Online registration for the Blended Learning Component:

Currently unavailable – check back soon

Note: will be available for a three-year period

Course directors:

  • J. Taylor Hays, M.D.
  • Michael V. Burke, Ed.D.

Continuing education credit:

  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this educational activity for Category 1 Credits™.
  • This course will meet requirements for continuing education credits needed for Mayo Clinic's Tobacco Treatment Specialist Certification.

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