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Smoking Cessation Brief Advice Training for Eye Health Professionals

Available from: 1/12/2022 (AEDT)

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Provider: Quit Victoria

Contact: Emma Dean, [E], [P] 61 3 9514 6305

Learning Objectives

  • Understand who is smoking and which priority populations have higher rates of smoking.
  • Understand the negative impacts of smoking on health outcomes (including on eye health)
  • Know how to provide fast, simple and effective brief advice in a supportive non-judgmental manner.
  • Understand the important role of multi-session behavioural intervention (such as Quitline) and how to refer.
  • Understand the different smoking cessation pharmacotherapy options available.
  • Know what additional resources are available to help you support people who smoke

Max CPD hours awarded: 1

Session Information

Smoking Cessation Brief Advice Essentials Training for Eye Health Professionals
Duration of CPD Session/Module
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component

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