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ABC of Smoking Cessation: E-learning tool

The Alcohol and Drug Services Smoking Cessation Program is pleased to announce the release of its new online smoking cessation e-learning tool – Smoking Cessation ABC.

With smoking being one of the biggest contributors to preventable mortality and morbidity in Australia and with many smokers identifying a desire to quit smoking, the Smoking Cessation ABC tool will help equip health care workers with the knowledge and confidence to provide a brief smoking cessation intervention with their patients based on the ABC approach. This includes making make recommendations for treatment and support which includes nicotine replacement therapies and to referral to a specialist cessation support service.

A brief intervention delivered by a trusted and respected health professional is key to increasing the number of smokers making an attempt to quit and improving the health of individuals, families and communities within Tasmania.

To access the e-learning tool visit