To provide training in the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver effective very brief advice on smoking.
- Understand the impact of smoking in relation to COVID-19
- Understand the services/support available to support smoking cessation
- 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)
Free for those working and volunteering in South Tyneside
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.
Please note to participate in the session you will need:
- A device with a large enough screen to view the presentation slides
- A working microphone to participate in group activities (our quick guide can support you to test your audio)
- A webcam desirable (but not essential)
***once your booking form is completed you will receive a confirmation email***