The IMPACT webinar series - guidance for General Practitioners and Nurses
1. GP Stephen Gaduzo and Smoking Cessation Advisor Lisa Fendall discuss how smoking is a significant cause of long term diseases such as COPD, cardiovascular disease and diabetes and the substantial health benefits of quitting smoking for these patient groups.
2. GP Stephen Gaduzo and Smoking Cessation Advisor Lisa Fendall discuss a case study which highlights the benefits of addressing smoking cessation in primary care. Lisa also goes into detail and demonstrates some examples of Very Brief Advice (VBA) to give to patients regarding smoking cessation.
3. GP Stephen Gaduzo and Smoking Cessation advisor Lisa Fendall discuss the nicotine addiction cycle and the mode of action, efficacy and safety data of Champix (varenicline tartrate). In particular, the flexible dosing strategies for Champix and its safety profile are discussed.
PP-CHM-GBR-2503. January 2019