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Vaping workshop: knowledge, attitudes and confidence

20th Jun 2023
6:00 - 6:40pm (GMT)
20th Jun 2023
6:00 - 6:40pm (GMT)
Hosted on MedAll
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Vaping workshop: knowledge, attitudes and confidence

Winning Hearts and Minds

Delivered by Michaela Nuttall RGN MSc and Clinical Consultant Louise Ross

An introduction to vaping as a means of stopping smoking, with particular reference to people with poor mental health.

By the end of the session, participants will have a better understanding of the role of vaping to help people stop smoking or manage temporarily not smoking, and will be more confident in talking to their patients and other staff about tobacco harm reduction.

Summary

This interactive session on vaping will benefit medical professionals by updating their knowledge and increasing their confidence in discussing and recommending vaping as an alternative to traditional smoking. Led by experts in the field, Michaela Nuttall and Louise Ross, participants will gain a better understanding of the role of vaping in helping people to quit or reduce their cigarette consumption, particularly those in poor mental health. Through engaging activities, professionals will also acquire the tools and skills necessary to confidently communicate about vaping to patients and other healthcare staff.
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Learning objectives

Learning Objectives: 1. Identify the basics of the vaping process and e-cigarette technology. 2. Describe the benefits of using e-cigarettes, and the potential risks, to your patients. 3. Analyze the evidence relating to the association between vaping and mental health. 4. Compare the attitudes and awareness around vaping between different stakeholders. 5. Develop strategies to support patients in their switch to vaping.
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20th Jun 2023
6:00 - 6:40pm (GMT)
Hosted on MedAll
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Free
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