Training for Pharmacy Assistants

Suitable for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Assistants

The training is in TWO parts, which can be run consecutively or on different days

Part 1 (half a day)

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the basic science of nicotine and addiction
  • Appreciate the effects of smoking and benefits of quitting
  • Discuss various Nicotine Replacement products and methods of treatment
  • Understand and demonstrate the use of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)
  • Develop skills to assist and manage a smoker wanting to quit
  • Know when to refer

Part 2 (half a day)

Learning Objectives:

  • Motivation interviewing (MI)
  • Barriers to quitting
  • Behavioural changes/ counselling
  • Special populations
  • Pregnancy
  • Mental Health
  • Indigenous Health
  • CO monitor
  • E-cigs

Smoking Cessation Program for your Pharmacy

If you are thinking of developing a Smoking Cessation Clinic in your pharmacy, contact me to discuss how I can help you.

Smoking Cessation health promotion in your pharmacy

I can assist you with your ‘in store’ smoking cessation promotion, contact me for more information.

If you are interested in registering for a program or require more information, complete and submit the form below.