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Vaping Cessation Masterclass

Extend and develop your knowledge and skills in vaping cessation & nicotine addiction to apply in primary and allied healthcare.

Professor Renee Bittoun is a world-renowned tobacco cessation expert and a conjoint professor of Avondale University’s Lifestyle Medicine & Health Research Centre. For many years Renee has led training in tobacco cessation in Australia and around the globe, recently commencing a Sydney-based vaping cessation clinic to respond to the rapid rise in e-cigarette use amongst adolescents and adults.

Melinda Barone, a senior integrative psychologist and adjunct lecturer at Avondale, will join Renee in teaching behavioural management techniques.

Who will benefit

The Vaping Cessation Masterclass specifically targets health professionals who have already completed some training in nicotine and smoking cessation, whether with Renee over previous years or with other providers.

Topics include

Vaping cessation – the evidence: Is vaping cessation the same as smoking cessation?
Vaping & particular groups: adolescents, pregnancy, mental health, drug & alcohol dependency
Comparison of vaping and smoking withdrawals. Are they the same?
Vaping cessation - assessing a patient, valid questionnaires
Biomarker tests (practical demonstration)
Treatment protocols and plans
Pharmacotherapy options & managing withdrawals
Behavioural management options – Are behavioural strategies for vaping cessation the same as smoking cessation?
Pharmacy role – prescriptions & dispensing
Managing diverse patient profiles
Case presentations

Course Availability

The training is offered live online via Zoom. New dates will be released shortly.

Earn CPD Points

Registered participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance that may be used for continuing professional development (CPD) hours or points.

We are sorry you missed this workshop, if you would like to be notified of future dates, please email [email protected]

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