This 2 day course for Health Professionals covers the latest advances in Smoking Cessation education, management and care.
This evidence-based course, empowers health professionals with the knowledge and skills to treat and manage nicotine dependency and help people addicted to smoking to quit - participants to be able to work effectively in groups or one on one with clients
Presented by the team of the Lung Health Promotion Centre at the Alfred.
Taking a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach and using a variety of teaching methods, topics covered include:
Smoking in Australia - facts and figures
Impact of smoking on health
Effect of nicotine on body and brain
Nicotine withdrawal syndrome
Measuring nicotine dependence
Treating symptom withdrawal
Using medications effectively
Special groups - diabetes, pregnancy, teenagers
Smoking and mental illness
What works and what doesn't
Setting up a smoking cessation clinic
Evaluating the intervention
$700 - Includes morning tea, lunch and course material.
Early Bird $650 before 18/10/18. Alfred Staff discounts apply
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
This activity has been approved for 14 CPD points and is endorsed by the Australian Association of Smoking Cessation Professionals.
You will be sent a predisposing activity prior to the course which will need to be completed and returned before the program commences. To qualify for 14 points, participants must complete the predisposing and reinforcing activities and the feedback form.
Location & Time
Sessions generally kickoff at 8:30 for 8:45 am start finishing 5pm daily.
AMREP Education Centre
The Alfred, 89 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004
The following companies have provided financial support for the centre and/or specific support for this event and will be participating in the Sponsors’ Exhibition on the day of the event: GSK.
Educational material has been developed independently of any sponsors.