Workshops

Inpatient and Outpatient

The purpose of this workshop is to provide health professionals with an overview of the OMSC program and how it can be successfully implemented at your clinical setting. Other topics include: nicotine addiction, current cessation medications and recommendations on their usage, behaviour change theory and various support strategies based on a patient's readiness to quit smoking. These sessions are targeted towards smoking cessation program coordinators, nurse and physician champions planning to implement (or have already implemented) the Ottawa Model.

Upcoming Sessions: 

Thursday, April 29, 2021  |  8:00 - 12:30 pm  | Registration to come

Please note: These training sessions are only available to sites currently partnered with the OMSC. Registrants will receive the agenda, materials and webinar login information one week prior to the workshop. We will not be sending this to any non-partner registrations. If you have any questions, please contact omsc@ottawaheart.ca.

Primary Care

The purpose of this one day workshop is to provide health professionals with an overview of the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation in the Primary Care setting.  Primary Care is the first level of contact of individuals, families, and the community within the health care system.  This workshop is appropriate for health professionals conducting smoking cessation counseling sessions within family health teams, community health centres, outpatient clinics, and other practice models.  The session is targeted towards the registered nurse, nurse practitioner, pharmacist, occupational therapist and respiratory therapist.  Topics include: smoking cessation pharmacotherapy, counseling strategies, special populations, managing withdrawal symptoms and providing follow up with smokers. 

Upcoming Sessions:​​

Tuesday, November 24, 2020  |  Click here to register

 

Please note: These training sessions are only available to sites currently partnered with the OMSC. Registrants will receive the agenda, materials and webinar login information one week prior to the workshop. We will not be sending this to any non-partner registrations. If you have any questions, please contact omsc@ottawaheart.ca.