Smoking Cessation VBA

Aims:

To provide training in the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver effective very brief advice on smoking.

Objectives:

•  Be aware of the patterns and prevalence of smoking within South Tyneside
•  Understand the harmful effects of smoking, dependence and withdrawal
•  Understand current advice on e-cigarettes and legislation
•  Enable staff to promote the use and benefits of the NHS Stops Smoking Service
•  Feel confident in delivering the components of VBA (Ask, Advise and Act)

Duration:
1½ hours

Cost:
Free for those working and volunteering in South Tyneside

Cancellation policy:
Please note: If you fail to attend or do not give us the required notice to cancel your place we reserve the right to charge a cancellation fee.
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Who should attend:
This course is designed for all front-line staff in South Tyneside in time sensitive roles that may have an opportunity to have a quick but effective conversation about stopping smoking.

 

  • Course Start Date: 15/01/2020 09:30

    Course End Date: 15/01/2020 11:00

    Centre for Change
    Stanhope Parade
    South Shields
    Tyne and Wear
    NE33 4BA

    There are currently 10 spaces left.