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Smoking Cessation Course (Jul19)
Wed Jul 24 @ 8:45AM - 05:00PM
Asthma Educator's Course (Jul19)

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Smoking Cessation Course (Jul19)
From Thursday, 18 July 2019 -  08:45am
To Friday, 19 July 2019 - 05:00pm

Overview

This 2 day program uses an evidence based model and is based on best practice guidelines.  It is a must for health professionals working with people who are addicted to cigarette smoking.  The course aims to give health professionals the knowledge and skills to treat and manage nicotine dependency to help people addicted to smoking to quit. The program skills participants to be able to work effectively one to one and to conduct smoking cessation clinics.

Outline

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 - people with diabetes, pregnancy, teenagers
  • Smoking and mental illness
  • Behavioural interventions
  • What works and what doesn't
  • Setting up a smoking cessation clinic
  • Case studies
  • Evaluating the intervention
  • Mindfulness practice
  • And much more...

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Hours

This course has 14 CPD hours and is endorsed by the Australian Association of Smoking Cessation Professionals

Facilitators

Presentations are delivered by a range of experts in the field of smoking cessation.

Course times

8.45am - 5.00pm

Venue

AMREP Education Centre
The Alfred
Commercial Road
Melbourne Vic 3004

Course dates

Thursday 18 - Friday 19 July 2019

(Other dates in 2019)
Thurs 24 - Fri 25 October

Cost

$700 (inc GST)

To Register & Pay

Trybooking: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?embed&eid=494135

Location : The Alfred, Melbourne
Contact : Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred - 03 9076 2382 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
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