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Smoking Cessation Course

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

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

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
  • Behavioural interventions
  • What works and what doesn’t
  • Setting up a smoking cessation clinic
  • Case studies
  • Evaluating the intervention
  • Mindfulness practice

Cost includes morning tea, lunch and course material.

RSVP Here by Monday 18 February 5:00 pm

RSVP Here by Monday 18 February 5:00 pm

Venue: The Alfred, Commercial Road, Melbourne

Date/Time: Multi day | Thu 21 Mar - Fri 22 Mar 2019, 8:45 am - 5:00 pm (8h 15m both days)

Cost : $700

Event Organiser: Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred

Contact: Sue Reiff

Phone: (03) 9076 2382

Email: Click here

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