Courses

Smoking Cessation

Target audience

  • The main target audience are trainees in respiratory medicine and young doctors.

Educational aims

After completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understanding the mechanistic aspects of nicotine addiction and craving
  • Learn how to treat of nicotine addiction
  • Learn techniques to motivate smokers who are ready to change and those who are reluctant to change
  • Identify individual characteristics of smokers that may predict success in smoking cessation
  • Organise and run a smoking cessation service for patients
  • Structure a course related to this topic in their own country

NOVEMBER 4: Tobacco smoking and health
G. Viegi (Pisa, Italy)
WebcastSlide presentationMultimedia files
WebcastSlide presentationMultimedia files
NOVEMBER 11: Nicotine and behavioural addictions
R. West (London, United Kingdom)
WebcastMultimedia filesSlide presentation
WebcastMultimedia filesSlide presentation
NOVEMBER 18: Natural history of nicotine withdrawal: implications for smoking cessation treatment
J. Hughes (Burlington, USA)
WebcastSlide presentationMultimedia files
WebcastSlide presentationMultimedia files
NOVEMBER 25: Pharmacological interventions for smoking cessation: from RCT to the real world
P. Tonnesen (Gentofte, Denmark)
WebcastMultimedia filesSlide presentation
WebcastMultimedia filesSlide presentation
DECEMBER 2: Motivational interviewing and other strategies for promoting smoking cessation
B. Borrelli (Providence, USA)
WebcastSlide presentationMultimedia files
WebcastSlide presentationMultimedia files
DECEMBER 9: Predictors for successful smoking cessation
R. Polosa (San Gregorio (Ct), Italy)
WebcastSlide presentationMultimedia files
WebcastSlide presentationMultimedia files