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Treating tobacco dependence

Contents

  • Treating tobacco dependence
  • Pre-test
  • Introduction & module overview
  • Community pharmacy's role
  • Prioritise specific groups
  • Does your smoker want to quit?
  • Very brief advice
  • The 'AAA' method (1)
  • The 'AAA' method (2)
  • Tobacco control plans in the UK
  • Varenicline
  • Bupropion
  • Choosing the right NRT (1)
  • Choosing the right NRT (2)
  • Learning scenario 1
  • Learning scenario 2
  • E-cigarettes
  • Stay the course
  • Post-test
  • Action & Evaluation
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Treating tobacco dependence

Goals and learning objectives

This module provides an overview of the latest NICE guidance on stop smoking interventions and services, including those offered by community pharmacies. After completing this module you will be able to identify the groups of people NICE recommend are targeted, explain the treatment options available and offer very brief advice.

Contributing authors: Darush Attar-Zadeh, stop smoking specialist and national trainer; Liz Platts, editorial consultant, Pharmacy Magazine.

Originally Published by Pharmacy Magazine

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