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76946 - Clinical Course in Hypnosis-CBT-FPS Module 5 (of 6) Smoking Cessation & Weight Control

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Face to face
7.5 hours


For clinicians to learn how to develop management programmes to assist patients/consumers to cease cigarette smoking or to achieve weight control.

Relevance to General Practice

Smoking cessation and weight control are integral to good health. The principles taught in this module are transferable to treat other conditions 

This is the fifth of 6 modules in a 6 day course (6 ALMs) which teaches doctors how to effectively use the core principles of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and hypnosis and the Focussed Psychological Strategies (FPS) in clinical practice. 

The training is designed to benefit the attending doctors as well as their patients. 

Approved by the GPMHSC for doctors to apply to Medicare to use the additional mental health item numbers for Mental Health Plans and also FPS 'counselling' item numbers. Approved for MH-ST (level 1), FPS-ST (level 2) and for FPS-CPD for doctors already registered for FPS. Tobacco cessation is eligible for Medicare item usage, but not for FPS items. 

Also approved by ACRRM.

Learning outcomes
  • Practice recording salient features for a tobacco smoking history
  • Develop cognitive formulations for tobacco smoking cessation.
  • Explain the role and benefits of using hypnosis and Focussed Psychological strategies for smoking cessation.
  • Formulate activity schedules (AS) for weight reduction and to flag patients' records for review.
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    76946 - Clinical Course in Hypnosis-CBT-FPS Module 5 (of 6) Smoking Cessation & Weight Control
    7.5 hours
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