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What works and what doesn’t in smoking cessation

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
1 hour
Provider
In Vivo Academy

Duration: 1 hour 

WHY ATTEND THIS WEBINAR

  • One Australian dies from a tobacco-related cause every 25 minutes.
  • On average, your patients who smoke will die 10 years earlier than non-smokers.
  • Most smokers want to quit!

ABOUT THIS WEBINAR 

Learn from experts

This live interactive webinar brings together 3 experts on smoking cessation – a GP, Nurse and Pharmacist – to share with you exactly how they help patients quit smoking.

Learn from patients

We collected questions from about 100 healthcare professionals that they would like to ask smokers and successful quitters and share what patients report does and does not work in smoking cessation.

WEBINAR PROGRAM

  • Survey Results: Patients answers to healthcare professionals’ questions
  • Latest changes to smoking cessation recommendations
  • Smoking Cessation – The Big Picture
  • How the experts prescribe nicotine replacement therapy
  • Medication myths and troubleshooting treatments
  • Audience Q & A

Learning objectives: Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • List recent changes to recommendations in the RACGP “Supporting smoking cessation: a guide for health professionals”
  • Explain the rationale behind the changes in the smoking cessation recommendations
  • Assess a patient’s need for and tailor pharmacotherapy based on the Pharmacotherapy Treatment Algorithm
  • Implement a system in practice to identify patients who smoke
  • Offer patients who smoke advice and treatment (or referral), including continued follow-up towards successful long-term cessation.

Independent Medical Education 

This programme was supported by an independent educational grant from Pfizer Global Medical Grants. Pfizer had no influence on the content or involvement in the development of the programme or the selection of faculty

Type
Delivery
Title
What works and what doesn’t in smoking cessation
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Substance abuse
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
1 hour
CPD Points
2
Price
Free
Location
Online
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