This module looks at the guidelines, policy and legislation in relation to Tobacco. Smoking cessation strategies are explored in detail.

Brief outline of content

  • History of smoking, worldwide statistics and variations
  • Why is smoking cessation work necessary?
  • Profiles and three stages of smokers
  • Forms of smoking cessation therapy
  •  Is there one successful method?
  • The role of support in smoking cessation
  • The role as educator
  • Personal attitude to smoking
  • Smoking cessation techniques
  • Smoking cessation and hypnotherapy
  • Running a smoking cessation group
  • Running one to one sessions
  • Literature review of smoking cessation programmes

Course Details

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Fees:
  • Medical doctors:
  • 4 day Specialist Modules  – £800
  • Optional assessment for specialist modules – £250 
  • Nurses/Allied Health Professionals:
  • 4 day Specialist Modules  – £500
  • Optional assessment for specialist modules- £250 
  • Online Registratio

Delivery mode

Lectures, Simulation

Assessment mode

Coursework

Prerequisites

Equivalent professional qualification, Undergraduate degree