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Tobacco Free: Leading the Way

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit |  AOA Category 1-A Credit |  Arthritis |  Cancer |  Cardiology |  COPD |  Diabetes |  Family Medicine |  Fertility |  Opthalmology |  Oral Health |  Primary Care |  Stroke
Sonia Rivera-Martinez, DO, FACOFP
55 Minutes
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*** Please note this program will also be found as part of the 8-Credit program Simply CME #5: A Potpourri of Topics for the Practicing Physician. If you have already completed Simply CME #5, you will not want to choose this program. If you want to learn more about Simply CME #5: A Potpourri of Topics for the Practicing Physician, choose “Media Types” above and select “Classroom.” ***

This presentation will give learners an overview of smoking cessation.  The risk factors of tobacco use, and diseases associated with tobacco use will be discussed.  Tips on how to counsel patients addicted to tobacco and the most recent evidence of pharmacotherapy for nicotine dependence will be addressed.  All physicians have patients that are affected by tobacco use so all physicians should attend this presentation.

Learning Objectives:
•    Understand risk factors and types of disease associated with smoking tobacco
•    Conduct productive counseling sessions
•    Use the most recent evidence on pharmacotherapy for nicotine dependence

Accreditation Statement:
Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.  MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation.

The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsä.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning Disclosure:
None of the planners for this educational activity have a relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Grievance Policy for AOA Credit:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance.  Initially, all grievances should be directed to
MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee.  All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint in writing to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.





Sonia Rivera-Martinez, DO, FACOFP's Profile

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Dr. Sonia Rivera-Martinez is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) in Old Westbury, New York. She is also the Associate Medical Director for the Family Health Care Center, the Director of the Community Free Clinic, and the Latino Medical Student Association Faculty Advisor at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). As Associate Professor, she teaches 1st and 2nd-year osteopathic medical students in the Doctor-Patient Relationship course, precepts 3rd-year osteopathic medical students while providing patient care at the NYITCOM Academic Health Care Centers, and precepts students in their 1st through 4th years at the NYIT Community Free Clinic. She is board certified in Family Practice and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.  

She set several goals for herself early in her osteopathic career, including expanding the public's knowledge of osteopathic medicine through research and advocacy, teaching medical students the art and science of osteopathic medicine, providing medical services in underserved areas, and educating patients about healthy lifestyles. In keeping with these goals, she has been very active serving the profession in various national, state, and local organizations. She serves on the American Osteopathic Association Board of Trustees and is the past President of the New York State Osteopathic Medical Society.

Dr. Rivera-Martinez earned her osteopathic medical degree from NYITCOM. She completed her internship and residency in family medicine at Long Beach (New York) Medical Center, where she served as chief resident. She also was named Intern of the Year in 2002-2003. At NYITCOM, she serves as the Associate Medical Director for the Academic Health Centers and Director of the NYIT Community Free Clinic, which are student-run clinics providing services to the uninsured and underinsured population.

An avid researcher, Dr. Rivera-Martinez received a research grant from the AOA to fund a randomized controlled trial for diabetes and OMM. Her research has been published in many journals, including The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association and Osteopathic Family Physician. She's received many awards honoring her dedication to medicine, including the National American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians Outstanding Female Leader Award, the NYSOMS Unsung Hero Award, and the American Osteopathic Foundation Wyeth Emerging Leader Award.

Dr. Rivera-Martinez discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of her presentation.



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