Lung Cancer Symposium

On Friday, September 14, 2018, the NE KY AHEC, together with St. Claire Regional Medical Center and the University of Kentucky, will host the Lung Cancer & Smoking Cessation Symposium at the CHER building in Morehead, KY.  The Lung Cancer & Smoking Cessation Symposium is a conference targeted to physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, and other interested health care professionals and will offer continuing education CEUs.

If special services for this activity are required, please indicate this at the time of registration or contact the continuing education coordinator, KaSandra Hensley, by email or at 606.783.6830.  


Health care professionals interested in attending this FREE event may register online by clicking here!



To view the slides, click on the presentation title.

A History of Smoking and Lung Cancer in Kentucky

Reflections on a Faith-based Smoking Cessation Program

Exploring Solutions to Programmatic Barriers in Smoking Cessation

Smoke-Free Policy: Empowering the Silent Majority

Menifee County Tobacco Efforts

The Tobacco Prevention Landscape: A "3-Bucket" Approach

Kentucky Tobacco Policy Update


The Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentation is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field


All planners, speakers, authors, reviewers, and staff members involved with content development for continuing education activities sponsored by the Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity. All individuals disclosed that they have nothing to disclose.  



Continuing Medical Education
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Northeast Kentucky   and the University of Kentucky. The Northeast Kentucky AHEC is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Northeast Kentucky AHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Continuing Nursing Education
St. Claire Regional Medical Center is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN).  KBN approval of a continuing nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content nor commercial sponsors.  This educational activity is offered for a maximum of 5.8 KBN contact hours for nurses.  In order to receive credit for this session, participants must complete the entire CNE activity and submit an evaluation form.  Program # KBN 4-0006-12-20-175. Expiration 12/2020.

Certified Health Education Specialist Credit
Credit Pending

Respiratory Therapy Education
This program has been approved by the Kentucky Board for Respiratory Care for five (5) CEHs. 

Physical Therapy Education
The above mentioned course has been approved by the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association for 5.0 contact hours (Category 1) of continued competency requirements to be granted for course completion. 

Successful Completion

For successful completion of this continuing education program, participants must sign appropriate attendance roster, be present for the duration of the program, and complete the online evaluation within 7 days. Nurses must complete and return a paper evaluation before leaving. A statement of credit will be issued within two weeks following completion of all required documentation.

This activity is sponsored by a grant from the Association of American Medical Colleges and the Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation.


Health care professionals interested in attending this FREE event may register online by CLICKING HERE!


Health care professionals interested in attending this FREE event may register online by CLICKING HERE!