Smoking Cessation: Tobacco Harms, Vaping & Clinician Attitudes
Tobacco smoking remains one of the largest preventable causes of death and disease in Australia. In this webinar, you will learn about why smoking cessation has particular relevance to people affected by addiction, misconceptions about smoking cessation, and ways to better assist and promote smoking cessation, including the potential role of of nicotine vaping products.
Dr Vicky Phan is an Addiction Psychiatrist working at Turning Point Eastern Treatment Services and a lecturer for the Master of Addictive Behaviours course at Monash University. She has completed specialist medical training in addiction psychiatry, and has postgraduate qualifications in psychiatry, public health, and alcohol and other drugs (AOD). Vicky has experience working across AOD and mental health services in both NSW and Victoria, and believes in a holistic and person-centred approach when working with people and their families. Her areas of special interest include mental health comorbidity, harm minimisation, pharmacotherapy, training and education.
- Understand the burden of tobacco smoking in Australia
- Develop an awareness of approaches to manage smoking in Australia
- Understand the responses and role of AOD clinicians in addressing tobacco smoking
Who should register? This webinar is suitable for workers in the AOD, mental health, allied health and welfare sectors.
For more information, contact Turning Point.