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Monthly Webinars

    • Wednesday, April 15, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Zoom webinar - link included in registration
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    About the Webinar: 

    Nicotine cessation is an individualized journey but some key concepts will help the practitioner gain confidence in their treatment practice. The world of nicotine dependence is wrought with misinformation. Clarification through finding the answers to a few thoughtful questions can make a tremendous difference. 

    Learning Objectives:

    At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:

    • Describe who nicotine users are;
    • Define physical addiction vs. psychological addiction;
    • Explain the role of medications in treatment of nicotine dependence and their limitations.

    About the Speaker:




    Thomas Klingemann, Pharm D

    UNMC pharmacist and smoking cessation expert 




    Dr. Klingemann was born in rural Nebraska and raised on a small farm.  He attended Southeast Community College in Milford, NE after high school and earned an Associates Degree in Diesel Technology.  Along the way he also picked up the habit of smoking. In 1990 he finally won his 10 year struggle with nicotine and contemplated a career change. 

    He was accepted into UNMC College of Pharmacy in 1994 and Peru State College  Bachelor of Technology program that same year.  Dr. Klingemann saw the need for better education and therapy for nicotine addiction in the healthcare industry.  Relying on his personal experience, his clinical work during pharmacy school, and his certification as a Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) through the Univerity of Pittsburgh, he started a Tobacco Treatment clinic through Nebraska Medicine Clinic Pharmacy where he was employed after pharmacy school in 1998.  Dr. Klingemann continued his education with an additional TTS certification through Mayo Clinic’s program in 2010. His wide range of past work and life experiences have provided him a great background in counseling patients from all walks of life.  

    Dr. Klingemann has had numerous speaking opportunities over the past two decades. He has given numerous lectures in the colleges at UNMC.    He has been part of many media campaigns to treat nicotine addiction and has played a key role in setting hospital policy regarding nicotine use at Nebraska Medicine.   

    CME and Nursing CE pending.

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    Meeting ID: 317 858 4499 

Past Webinars & Recordings


Colorectal Cancer Screening: Update 2020
Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Durado Brooks, MD, MPH, American Cancer Society

Available Credit: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (Expires 3/18/21)
Recording | Presentation 
|Post-Test

Implementing Distress Screening in Cancer Care
Monday, May 13, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Elizabeth Rohan, PhD, MSW, Centers for Disease Control

Available Credit: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (Expires 5/13/20)
Recording | Presentation 
|Post-Test

Sexuality and the Cancer Patient
Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Brier Jirka, LIMHP, CPC, CST

Recording | Presentation |Resources

Crucial End-of-Life Decisions and Candid Answers from a Leading Palliative and Hospice Physician
Thursday, April 18, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Edward Creagan, MD, FAAHPM, Mayo Clinic

Available Credit: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (Expires 4/18/20)
Recording | Presentation 
|Post-Test

Clinical Pearls: Pain Management in the Oncology Patient
Friday, March 22, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Mary Helen Davis, MD, DLFAPA

Available Credit: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (Expires 3/22/20)
Recording | Presentation 
|Post-Test | Resources

Building Your Survivorship Care Team
Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Lynne S. Padgett, PhD
Recording | Presentation

Assessing & Treating Long-Term & Late Effects of Cancer & Cancer Treatment
Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Lynne S. Padgett, PhD
Recording | PresentationPsychosocial Care Assessment Tool

Survivorship 101
Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lynne S. Padgett, PhD
Recording | Presentation

Nebraska as the Healthiest & Most Equitable State
Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00PM
Recording

Nebraska BRFSS: Overview & Opportunities for Collecting & Reporting Cancer-related Data
Thursday, June 8, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00PM
Recording
| Presentation

The Burden of Cancer in Nebraska: Recent Incidence and Mortality Data
Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00PM
Presentation

Refugees and Cancer: A Nebraska Perspective
Thursday, August 04, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Presentation

Best and Most Promising Practices for LGBT Communities Throughout the Cancer Continuum
Wednesday, March 23rd, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Presentation

Radon in Nebraska: Facts, Testing Options & Removal
Tuesday, January 26th, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Presentation

Utilizing the Nebraska Tobacco Quitline
Monday, December 14th, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Presentation

Introduction to HPV in Nebraska
Monday, November 30th, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Presentation

Health Literacy: Why It’s Important to Patient Care & What You Can Do to Help
Wednesday, October 28th, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Presentation

Psychosocial Support: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Friday, September 18th, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Presentation

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