Endorsed Training Courses


Nicotine Addiction and Smoking Cessation Training Courses, University of Sydney


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The Smoking Research Unit
Part of The Brain & Mind Research Centre (BMC),

University of Sydney

PDF-16x16.gif    Smoking Cessation Course Flyer 2016

Topics covered:

Causes, consequences, treatment and research of smoking cessation, nicotine addiction and appropriate evidence based smoking cessation techniques in practical application. Our aim is to improve the implementation and evaluation of programs in Smoking Cessation. 3 Day courses include a USB stick with course materials.

We offer various levels of this course. All courses must be paid in full before attending.

Intense Interventions

‘Intense Interventions’ is the original 3 day course that Prof. Bittoun has been teaching for over 15 years. Updating the content regularly, this course will cover all of the above topics. This course is suitable for health practitioners who have an undergraduate degree in medical/para medical, allied health and intend on dedicating a large component of their professional career to smoking cessation. This is a post-graduate level course. There will be an end of course assessment.

Cost: $1750 per person (GST exclusive) Non-Refundable

2016 Dates:   7 - 9 November


Mental Health Specific

This is course is also 3 days in length, and will cover everything in the above topics, with more focus on mental health. This course is suitable for drug & alcohol counsellors, psychologists, psychiatrists and other health practitioners who have an undergraduate degree in medical/para medical allied health work with mental health.  There will be an end of course assessment.

Cost: $1750 per person (GST exclusive) Non-Refundable

2016 Dates:       18 - 20 July

 

Brief Interventions

Brief interventions is our newest course, 2 days in length it will cover brief interventions and smoking cessation strategies. This course is suitable people who work in healthcare and public health that would like basic smoking cessation knowledge but where smoking cessation may not be their unique focus. It is also more suitable for those without medical or health undergraduate degrees.

Cost: $1430 AUD per person (GST inclusive) Non-Refundable

2016 Dates:       6 - 7 June


(New) Pharmacy Specific

With the increased role of Australian pharmacists in providing specialised disease management and public health services, we specifically cover pharmacy practice application in order to improve the implementation of smoking cessation in pharmacy. 

This course is 2 days in length. It will cover evidence-based interventions, pharmacotherapies and smoking cessation strategies. Day one will include basic understanding of tobacco use and dependence, and Day two will include a half-day interactive workshop for practical application and "trouble shooting" in the pharmacy. 

Each particpant will be able to register approximately 12 hours of training and 4 hours of interactive workshop for their continuing education points.

Cost: $2090 AUD per person (GST inclusive) Non-Refundable

 2016 Dates:  22 -23 October

For further information and enrolments please click on the below PDF

PDF-16x16.gif Smoking Cessation Course Flyer 2016
 

Tel: 02 9351 0816 

Email: smoking.research@sydney.edu.au

 


 

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