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Be an Expert in Smoking Cessation

General Practitioners and Nurses

Respiratory Specialist Physicians

Cardiovascular Specialist Physicians

With Dr. Sandy Gupta, Consultant Cardiologist and Bernadette Downey, Cardiac Specialist Nurse

1. The burden of smoking and the changing environment

Dr Sandy Gupta and Bernadette Downey discuss the ‘deadly duo’ of smoking and cardiovascular disease

The health benefits of smoking cessation are also discussed

2. Your role in smoking cessation and the impact you can make

Dr Sandy Gupta and Bernadette Downey discuss the Ottawa model as a case study for the positive effects of having a structured approach to smoking cessation in a hospital setting.​​​​​​

Dr Downey also emphasises the importance and simplicity of Very Brief Advice (VBA).

3. The role of medications in smoking cessation

Dr Sandy Gupta and Bernadette Downey discuss the role of pharmacotherapy in smoking cessation and the mode of action and dosing flexibility of Champix is also discussed.


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Learn more about how using Very Brief Advice (VBA) and Brief Support and Treatment (BST) can help a smoker gain the motivation and support needed, to quit successfully.

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