Good Medicine Better Health - Quit smoking

Good Medicine Better Health

Published: May 2022

Quit smoking

This course consists of two 30-minute modules that aim to increase the confidence of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Health Practitioners to educate and support clients during their quit smoking journey.

About

These modules have been developed by NPS MedicineWise in consultation with the Good Medicine Better Health Advisory Group and the following organisations: National Association of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Practitioners (NAATSIHWP), National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) and Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory (AMSANT).

The quit smoking modules have been developed by the Good Medicine Better Health project team in collaboration with Quit.

Target audience: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Health Practitioners

Other audiences: This module may have relevance for all healthcare staff working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Cost: Free

Continuing professional development (CPD)

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The National Association of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Practitioners has endorsed this activity with 2 CPD Hours

Endorsement period: 10/06/22–10/06/23

It is recommended that 1 CPD hour be recorded for the purposes of self-directed CPD.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of each module the learner should be able to:

Module 1 - Supporting the quit smoking journey

  • Explain the harms from smoking to your clients.
  • Discuss the benefits of quitting smoking with your clients.
  • Apply the fast, simple and effective brief advice to your clients.

Module 2 - Stop-smoking medicines

  • Discuss nicotine dependence and symptoms of withdrawal with your clients.
  • Describe the stop-smoking medicine options available.
  • List other options available to help those wishing to quit smoking.
Last modified: Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 9:02 AM