Slide Set, Audio/Video Recording from April 4 ‘Pharmacotherapy for Tobacco Dependence’ Webinar

Richard D. Hurt, M.D., founder and director of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center and chair of Global Bridges, presented the webinar “Pharmacotherapy for Tobacco Dependence” on April 4.

View the slide set or audio/video recording.

Dr. Hurt is an internationally recognized expert on evidence-based tobacco dependence treatment, research and education. He has authored or co-authored more than 200 scientific publications, was the first witness at the historic 1998 Minnesota tobacco trial, and has been a consultant to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and many international ministries of health.

After viewing the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the basic neurobiology of tobacco dependence
  • Understand the cigarette as the most efficient delivery device for nicotine
  • Incorporate into their daily practice and maximize the utility of the seven FDA-approved medications for treating tobacco dependence

Dr. Hurt took part in a question-and-answer session after his presentation.