Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Tobacco Intervention Champions Workshop in Hamilton

Tobacco Intervention Champions Workshop in Hamilton

Tobacco Intervention Champions Workshop in Hamilton

Jan 13, 2018, 9:00am - 4:30pm
McMaster University
Health Science Centre, Room 1A4, 1200 Main Street West
About this Event:

This course focuses on applying tobacco cessation interventions and will provide you with the skills, tools and resources to help with implementation of evidence-based practice in tobacco cessation.


Presenter(s) and credentials:

Nicole Jeffery, RN, MN
Implementation Specialist, RNAO

Jennifer Callaghan, MPH
Tobacco Intervention Specialist, RNAO

Plus other speakers to be announced


During this presentation, participants will learn how to:
  • learn more about the Tobacco Intervention (TI) Initiative
  • identify key recommendations from the TI 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


If unable to attend, there is an additional workshop in Welland at Centre de Santé Communautaire Hamilton/Niagara on Jan. 15, 2018, register at:
Cost for Members: 
$0.00 CAD
Cost for non-Members: 
$0.00 CAD