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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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