Tobacco Intervention Student Champions Workshop, North Bay

Mar 13, 2018, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Canadore College & Nipissing University, Main Campus
100 College Drive P1B 8K9 Room: TBC
North Bay
About this Event:

Presenter(s) and credentials:

Nicole Jeffery, RN, MN
Implementation Specialist, RNAO

Jennifer Callaghan, MPH
Tobacco Intervention Specialist, RNAO

Guest speakers:
To be announced

Session objectives

  • Learn more about the Tobacco Intervention (TI) Initiative
  • Learn how to provide Tobacco Intervention (TI) in line with current best practices
  • Identify key recommendations from the RNAO Tobacco Intervention BPG Best Practice Guideline (BPG)
  • Identify the role of a Best Practice Champion as a leader in knowledge exchange and transfer
  • Understand and explain the health consequences of tobacco use, nicotine tolerance, dependence, and addiction
  • 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
  • Identify Nicotine Replacement Therapy products and pharmacological options
  • 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 Guideline Champions for ongoing consultation and resources
  • Receive tools and resources to help with Best Practice Guideline (BPG) implementation

Breakfast, lunch, and refreshments will be provided.


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