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Key questions on smoking cessation

Module summary

Dr Alex Bobak answers questions on e-cigarettes, varenicline and NRT

Learning objectives

Get up to date on the latest in smoking cessation, including:

  • How useful e-cigarettes are for quit attempts
  • Which medications are the most effective in aiding a quit attempt
  • How to inform and involve patients in leading their own treatment
  • The most recent advice regarding varenicline and mental health
Author

Dr Alex Bobak is a GPSI in smoking cessation in south-west London

Dr David Russell, a GP in Darlington, County Durham, provided the questions

Date module published
20/09/2016
Module due for review
20/09/2018
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Good clear info.
Peter Newstead
22.09.2017.
It was very informative
Fatima Naeem Ahmed
22.09.2017.
Very good remainder about smoking cessation
Wojciech Biernacki
20.09.2017.
very good
Jan Emms
20.09.2017.
Very useful
Lee Oldridge
20.09.2017.