Be an expert in smoking cessation - Educational webinars

Use the tab links above to select the content that's relevant to you.  After watching the videos be sure to tell us how you feel about engaging in smoking cessation, using the anonymous one-question survey at the bottom of the page.

Short cut 1. The burden of smoking and the changing environment

  • GP Stephen Gaduzo and Smoking Cessation Advisor Lisa Fendall discuss how smoking is a significant cause of long term diseases and the health benefits of quitting.
  • They also discuss the reduction in stop smoking services and the importance of GPs and Practice Nurses in smoking cessation.

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

  • GP Stephen Gaduzo and Smoking Cessation Advisor Lisa Fendall discuss Very Brief Advice (VBA).
  • They also review how to use VBA in practice.

 

 

 

PP-CHM-GBR-2739.  April 2019

Short cut 3. The role of medications in smoking cessation

  • GP Stephen Gaduzo and Smoking cessation advisor Lisa Fendall explain the NICE approved medications to support patients through smoking cessation.
  • They explain the mode of action, safety and efficacy of Champix (varenicline tartrate), including flexible dosing schedule.

 

Use the tab links above to select the content that's relevant to you.  After watching the videos be sure to tell us how you feel about engaging in smoking cessation, using the anonymous one-question survey at the bottom of the page

Short cut 1. The burden of smoking and the changing environment:

  • Professor Keir Lewis highlights the burden of smoking on patients’ health.
  • In particular, around the development of long term conditions and the benefits of smoking cessation.


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

  • Professor Keir Lewis discusses the need for a whole system approach in tackling smoking cessation.
  • He highlights some case studies which identify the clear benefits of addressing smoking cessation in both primary and secondary care settings. 

Short cut 3. The role of medications in smoking cessation

  • Professor Keir Lewis discusses the nicotine addiction cycle and the pharmacotherapy treatments currently available for smoking cessation.
  • The mode of action, effectiveness and safety profiles of these pharmacotherapies are also addressed.

 

PP-CHM-GBR-2739.  April 2019

Use the tab links above to select the content that's relevant to you.  After watching the videos be sure to tell us how you feel about engaging in smoking cessation, using the anonymous one-question survey at the bottom of the page

Short cut 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

 

Short cut 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).

Short cut 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.

 

 

PP-CHM-GBR-2739.  April 2019

Do you now feel more confident in engaging in smoking cessation?