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Tobacco Control. CD Week 22. Smoking, Pregnancy and Fertility. Quitnow. Australian Government Initiative Various tools to calculate: Effects of smoking Level of addiction Financial Cost Email reminders Information about services Quitcoach : Personalised quit plans

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tobacco control

Tobacco Control

CD Week 22

quitnow
Quitnow
  • Australian Government Initiative
  • Various tools to calculate:
    • Effects of smoking
    • Level of addiction
    • Financial Cost
    • Email reminders
    • Information about services
  • Quitcoach:
    • Personalised quit plans
    • Email reminders
role of health professionals in smoking cessation
Role of health professionals in smoking cessation:
  • Advice on quitting:
    • Distribution of information
    • Providing a plan
    • Support for those with mental illness
  • Medication advice:
    • Nicotine replacement therapy
    • Prescription medication:
      • Varenicline (Champix) or Bupropion
perceived barriers to involvement
Perceived barriers to involvement

How might these be addressed?

reflections on gp placements
Reflections on GP Placements
  • What have we observed so far?
challenges in specific population groups
Challenges in specific population groups
  • Prison inmates
  • Pregnant Women
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
  • Maori peoples
  • Arabic-speaking Australians
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