The Smoking Cessation Dialogue - Achieving Best Practice in the Latrobe Valley, was held on Friday 2 December 2016 at Century Inn, Traralgon.
The Forum aimed to provide health professionals in the Latrobe Valley with an opportunity to come together, hear from experts in the field, and discuss approaches to smoking cessation in their community. It was targeted at health professionals working in primary and community care settings across both the health and human services portfolios.
Presentations from the day are available for download below.
Presentations should not be reproduced in any way without the consent from the presenters.
Smoking and quitting - setting the scene
Dr Sarah White, Director, Quit Victoria
Enablers to embedding smoking cessation into routine hospital care
Kirstan Corben, Lead for Population Health and Health Promotion, Alfred Health
Embedding smoking cessation into primary care
Ms Marianne Shearer, CEO Gippsland Primary Health Network
Smoking cessation medications and support
Ms Emma Dean, Smoking Cessation Coordinator/Senior Pharmacist
Breakout session - Mental health and Alcohol and Other Drugs
Forensicare – Breathe Easy Smoke Free Project
Dr Danny Sullivan, Assistant Clinical Director, Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health
UnitingCare Re Gen - Tobacco Cessation in an AOD withdrawal facility 2016
Ms Rose McCrohan, Manager/Nurse Practitioner
Breakout session - Aboriginal health
Gippsland Tobacco Action and Healthy Lifestyle Team
Paul Patten, Coordinator, GTAHLT
Breakout session - General Practice
Barriers to smoking cessation in General Practice
Dr Colin Mendelsohn, Tobacco Treatment Specialist
Breakout session - Hospitals and Health Services
Tools to support delivery of brief smoking cessation as routine hospital care
Kirstan Corben and Emma Dean, Alfred Health