Clear the air – make an appointment with a pharmacist for smoking cessation
Each year many of us make New Years’ resolutions, and one of the most common is to quit smoking. It can oftentimes be a difficult resolution to achieve on your own. Quitting smoking becomes easier when you enlist the support of clinical specialists.
The pharmacy department at Hennepin County Medical Center offers a personalized Smoking Cessation program facilitated by a Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Pharmacist. The goal of Smoking Cessation through MTM is to align patients with the right tools for quitting. Patients work directly with a MTM Pharmacist to receive tobacco cessation counseling and medication management. By pairing these two activities, patients are able to communicate their needs and receive support from a clinician who can counsel and provide alternative options, instead of having to try different methods on their own. (more…)