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Stop Smoking Training – Pacific Elements

Free training for people wanting to gain knowledge on stopping smoking and gain practical skills to be able, in the context of effective brief intervention, accurately asses a smokers readiness to change, to assist them accordingly or refer appropriately for more intensive cessation treatment.


This course, to be held on March 20th, will focus on the Pacific population and will cover. the ‘big’ picture, prevalence in NZ, Nicotine Addiction, Measuring Nicotine dependence, benefits of quitting, 2014 NZ Guidelines, Pharmacotherapy, Resources, Quit card programme, NRT Assessment and Quit card provision, The pre-quit session, and documenting cessation services.

Pre-requisite – Heart Foundation pre-course questionaire (which will be forwarded upon registration)  To register for the training please email jennya@heartfoundation.org.nz

Date:  Friday March 20th
9.00am – 4.00pm
Nelson Marlborough DHB Finance Room, Braemar Campus, Waimea Rd, Nelson.
Morning and afternoon tea provided.  Please bring your own lunch.

Article type: Training
Start date: March 20, 2015
Start time: 09:00 AM
End Date: March 20, 2015
End Time: 04:00 PM
Venue:Nelson Marlborough DHB Finance Room, Braemar Campus, Waimea Rd, Nelson.

Cost: Nil

Contact Name: Averil West
Contact Phone: 035457112
Contact Email: averilw@heartfoundation.org.nz