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Tobacco Free Champions Webinar - Pharmacology and Smoking Cessation- A webinar for NP's and other health professionals

Tue, 2015-03-03 12:00 - 13:00
Webinar
About this Event:

Are you a nurse practitioner or other health care professional interested in helping your clients quit smoking? Do you want to gain confidence in prescribing and managing your clients taking Varenicline, Bupropion and nicotine replacement therapy? Please join us for an advanced smoking cessation webinar on Tuesday March 3rd, 2015 to learn more about how the oral smoking cessation medications and nicotine replacement work, how to determine which clients are candidates for these medications, how to identify and manage associated side effects and criteria for determining how and when to discontinue treatment.

Presenter: Jennifer Tiberio, NP, Smoking Cessation Coordinator, RNAO

Jennifer received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from York University in 2006. She went on to receive her Master of Nursing Degree from the University of Toronto in 2008 and her Nurse Practitioner Certificate from Ryerson University in 2010. Jennifer has worked primarily in family practice with the North York Family Health Team from 2007-2013 where she helped develop and run their comprehensive smoking cessation program. She now works as a Provincial Smoking Cessation Coordinator with the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario assisting health-care professionals and organizations to implement the RNAO's Smoking Cessation Best Practice Guideline into organizational policy.

Cost for Members: 
$0.00 CAD
Cost for non-Members: 
$0.00 CAD