In this two part webinar health psychologist and registered nurse Dr Mark Wallace-Bell PhD, RN. educate health care professionals in the current science of smoking cessation. This course is based on the fact that those who want to support their clients to stop smoking should have the required knowledge and skills so that all people who smoke receive consistent and evidence based support to stop smoking.
In Part 1, Mark will be reviewing the knowledge required to successfully understand the practice of Smoking Cessation
- Smoking in the population- knowledge of the prevalence of smoking, particularly in relation to low socio-economic populations and those suffering from mental health disorder
- Smoking and health-understand how smoking and smoking cessation can impact on health
- Why stopping smoking can be difficult -knowledge of nicotine addiction as a chronic relapsing disorder and the psycho-pharmacology of nicotine addiction
- Smoking cessation treatments-knowledge of the range of evidence based treatment options available based on the smoking cessation guidelines
- Co-morbidity and related issues-show understanding of co-morbidity (physical and mental) related to smoking and smoking cessation
- The wider context- describe how smoking cessation relates to public health
In Part 2, Mark will cover Assessment, Treatment Options and Behavioural Support.
- Assessment- be able to assess nicotine addiction withdrawal symptoms
- Treatment options- be able to assess nicotine addiction and provide appropriate NRT support/advice
- Behavioral Support-be able to provide cessation counseling in a client centered manner
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