Tobacco Intervention Champions Workshop in Penetanguishene Ontario

Dec 11, 2017, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care
500 Church St Atrium Auditorium
Ontario, L9M 1G3
About this Event:

During this presentation, participants will:

  • learn more about the Tobacco Intervention (TI) Initiative
  • identify key recommendations from the RNAO Tobacco Intervention best practice guideline (BPG)
  • identify the role of a Best Practice Champion as a leader in knowledge exchange and transfer
  • explain the health consequences of tobacco use, nicotine tolerance, dependence, and addiction
  • identify types of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products and pharmacological options
  • gain a better understanding of the social determinants of health and their impact on the provision of tobacco interventions
  • explore the principles of motivational interviewing and its use in providing intensive tobacco interventions
  • discuss use of the RNAO Toolkit: Implementation of Best Practice Guidelines when integrating tobacco intervention best practices into organizational settings


  • join a network of Tobacco Intervention Best Practice Champions for ongoing consultation and resources
  • receive tools and resources to help with BPG implementation
Presenter(s) and credentials

Nicole Jeffery, RN, MN
Implementation Specialist, RNAO

Jennifer Callaghan, MPH
Tobacco Intervention Specialist, RNAO

Guest speakers:

Terri Schneider
Senior Coordinator, Smokers' Helpline

Michelle Schepers
Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

Amanda Otting
Pharmacotherapy, Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care


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