Mon, 04 Jan | BFH Bern

Specialized course for health professionals in nicotine counseling and smoking cessation

You have been working for a long time in the support of smokers who are willing to quit in the hospital or a specialist department or would like to work as a specialist in nicotine counseling in the future.
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Specialized course for health professionals in nicotine counseling and smoking cessation

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04 Jan, 08:30 – 16:30
BFH Bern

Über die Veranstaltung

Are you looking for in-depth training at a higher level?

The Forum Tobacco Prevention in Health Institutions (FTGS) recommends the specialist course “Nicotine advice and smoking cessation” at the University of Applied Sciences for Health in Bern.

In this college course you will acquire extensive knowledge about tobacco consumption and its consequences and you will be able to work as an expert in this exciting field.

Course content

  • acquire comprehensive knowledge about tobacco consumption and its consequences,
  • you learn to carry out screening procedures, diagnostics and tests for the treatment of tobacco addiction and to document them,
  • As an expert in nicotine counseling, you will be able to apply counseling procedures in smoking cessation on the basis of proven, evidence-based methods (such as the 5 A's) in individual and group settings,
  • you will gain knowledge of pharmacological aids and their use in smoking cessation and nicotine counseling.

Title / degree; Specialized course

Duration: 8 course days

Class days: Mon, Tue, Wed

Registration deadline: December 15, 2020

Lesson times: Usually from 8.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

Number of ECTS: 4 ECTS credits

Costs: CHF 2400 / CHF 2200 for members of the FTGS

Language of instruction: German

Place of study: Bern, depending on the situation, online lessons in the Health Department

Next implementation: January to April 2021

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