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What really works in smoking cessation: patients (and experts) tell all!

Available from 1 January to 30 June 2021

Learn from ex-smokers and experts how you can help patients successfully quit smoking

Earn CPD points

The proportion of daily smokers in Australia declined in the last 10 years, but recently, daily smoking remained relatively stable, and the proportion of smokers who succeeded in giving up smoking for at least a month in 12 months decreased.

Learn from experts

  • How they use nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)
  • Troubleshoot problems with patches and pill
  • How and when to use NRT during pregnancy
  • What the guidelines recommend about vaping

Learn from patients

  • 150 smokers and ex-smokers were asked "What didn't help you quit?

"Scare tactics. Smoking relieves stress. Telling people they're going to die or get cancer or emphysema only makes them want to smoke more..." -- [Australian ex-smoker age: 50s; quit 5­–10 years ago]

The overall goal of our educational activity is to update the primary care providers’ knowledge on the new smoking cessation recommendations around advice-based support and best practice in pharmacotherapy and discuss strategies to increase success rates of quit attempts. This webinar aims to improve learners’ knowledge and competence in advising their patients about smoking cessation and in recommending best practice in pharmacotherapy. Target learners of this activity are GPs, practice nurses, pharmacists, as well as staff nurses, case workers and counsellors of community alcohol and drug treatment centres.

Contact email: cpd@invivoacademy.org

Link to register: http://invivoacademy.org/courses/smoking?utm_source=phn21

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