Smoking Cessation Course for Health Professionals

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Burnet Institute @ The Alfred

85 Commercial Road

Melbourne, VIC 3004

Australia

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A 2 day evidence based course empowers professionals to treat and manage nicotine dependency.

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Taking an holistic approach using proven evidence based techniques, the course is presented by active experts and helps skill participants to be able to work effectively one on one with clients for effective nicotine management and health outcomes.

This activity has been approved for 14 CPD points

Presented by practicing specialists and experts in the field of respiratory management topics 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
  • Behavioural interventions
  • What works and what doesn't
  • Setting up a smoking cessation clinic
  • Case studies
  • Evaluating the intervention
  • Mindfulness practice

For over 25 years The Lung Health Promotion Centre at the Alfred has been facilitating quality evidence based education, specialising in Allergy, Asthma, COPD, Respiratory, Smoking Cessation and Spirometry.

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Lookout for our other courses on eventbrite or contact us - enquiry@lunghealth.org

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Burnet Institute @ The Alfred

85 Commercial Road

Melbourne, VIC 3004

Australia

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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