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Very Brief Advice for Tobacco Dependency

eLearning

Read time: 45 mins

Improve your confidence when incorporating Very Brief Advice (VBA) into your clinical practice and test your knowledge on the strategies to treat tobacco dependence with our eLearning that covers:

  • The three core elements of VBA.
  • The health consequences of cigarette smoking.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for smokers.

In this module, you will be asked to watch a short video demonstrating how VBA may be delivered in a typical consultation with a patient who smokes. You will then be asked a series of questions based on what you have seen and your existing knowledge of VBA.

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The purpose of this interactive module is to help you better understand the health consequences that have been causally linked to smoking tobacco. This information can be used in discussions with patients to highlight the benefits of quitting that might be important to them or that they are not aware of. 

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This module provides a brief summary of the various forms of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and prescription drugs that can be used to increase a patient’s chances of successfully overcoming tobacco dependency. You will then be asked a short series of questions designed to test your knowledge of this topic. 

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Access content from credible sources, including expert-led commentary, videos, podcasts, and webinars as well as clinical trials, treatment information and guidelines 

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