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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
useful
Donna Jones
24.04.2017.
Informative.
Inderdeep Ghuman
24.04.2017.
5
A lot of information to absorb however key learning points were made clear.
Nick Rosier
24.04.2017.
Helpful
Qindee Samee
23.04.2017.
Really helpful
Gwenda Potter
22.04.2017.