Webinars

OMSC regularly offers educational webinars ranging from 30 minutes to 1 hour on various topics, including smoking cessation, vaping, tips and tricks to help your patients quit smoking, and more. These training sessions are only available to sites currently partnered with the OMSC. If you are not a partnered site and interested in these webinars, please email omsc@ottawaheart.ca for more

To register for upcoming webinars or to watch past webinars, please log in to the partner portal.

 

Upcoming Webinar Sessions:

 

1. Overview: OMSC NRT E-Voucher Program

Date & Time: Thursday, May 6, 2021, 12:00pm – 12:30pm EST

Learning objectives: To explain what the OMSC NRT E-Voucher Program is, how it works, and how it is an additional tool and support for patients trying to quit smoking.

Speaker: Sarah Mackler, BPh, WWHP(c), Program Manager, Support, Development and Knowledge Translation, Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
 

 

2. Counselling in a Virtual World

Date & Time: Thursday, June 3, 2021, 12:00pm – 12:30pm EST

Learning objectives: To outline the current modes of virtual counselling and to understand how best to use them to help patients successfully quit smoking

Speaker: Emilie Serano, RN, Quit Smoking Program, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

 

3. Nicotine Addiction 101

Date & Time: Thursday, July 8, 2021, 12:00pm – 12:30pm EST

Learning objectives: To describe the biological mechanisms of nicotine addiction and to understand their impact on different populations.

Speaker: Dr. Andrew Pipe, CM, BA, MD, LLD (Hons), DSc (Hons), University of Ottawa Heart Institute

 

4. Helping Your Patients Quit (Part 1): Smoking Cessation Medications 

Date & Time: Thursday, September 9, 2021, 12:00pm – 12:30pm EST

Learning objectives: To outline current smoking cessation medications and their application in clinical care.

Speaker: Marta Klepaczek, RN, Clinical Manager, Quit Smoking Program, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

 

5. Helping Your Patients Quit (Part 2): Behaviour Change Strategies

Date & Time: Thursday, October 7, 2021, 12:00pm – 12:30pm EST

Learning objectives: To explore the different behaviour change strategies that can help your patient successfully quit smoking and to understand how to identify which one is best to use.

Speaker: Jo-Anne Gagnier, RN, BSCN, Clinical Manager and Implementation Specialist, Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

 

6. Vaping Part 1: The Health Effects

Date & Time: Thursday, November 4, 2021, 12:00pm – 12:30pm EST

Learning objectives: To review the current evidence on the health impacts of smoking electronic cigarettes.

Speaker: Dr. Andrew Pipe, CM, BA, MD, LLD (Hons), DSc (Hons), University of Ottawa Heart Institute

 

7. Vaping Part 2: The Next Smoking Cessation Aid?

Date & Time: Thursday, December 2, 2021, 12:00pm – 12:30pm EST

Learning objectives: To review the current evidence on the effectiveness of e-cigarettes as a smoking cessation tool.

Speaker: Dr. Andrew Pipe, CM, BA, MD, LLD (Hons), DSc (Hons), University of Ottawa Heart Institute

 

8. The Science of Implementing the OMSC in Your Setting (Part 1)

Date & Time: Thursday, January 6, 2022, 12:00pm – 12:30pm EST

Learning objectives: Define implementation science and implementation practice; Describe the components of the OMSC and how these are linked to the implementation science and practice; List the steps in the OMSC implementation process 

Speaker: Kate Walker, MScPT, PhD Candidate, Evaluation and Program Development Lead, Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
 

 

9. The Science of Implementing the OMSC in Your Setting (Part 2)

Date & Time: Thursday, February 3, 2022, 12:00pm – 12:30pm EST

Learning objectives: Define organizational readiness and outline its impact on program implementation; Describe why planning for routinization & sustainability is essential; Relate the importance of evaluating implementation efforts 

Speaker: Kate Walker, MScPT, PhD Candidate, Evaluation and Program Development Lead, Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

 

10. Overview: Cannabis and Tobacco Co-Use

Date & Time: Thursday, March 3, 2022, 12:00pm – 12:30pm EST

Learning objectives: To explore the relationship between cannabis and tobacco co-use and its impact on smoking cessation.

Speaker: TBD