Smoking Cessation (Online) 394CPDCoventry University
£ 780 - (873 €)
- Vocational qualification
- Scarborough (Inghilterra)
Cosa impari in questo corso?
Skills and Training
Skills and Training
There are over a billion smokers in the world and tobacco addiction is one of the biggest health threats for the world. Smoking tobacco kills half of its users and is estimated to cause up to one billion deaths in the 21st century (WHO, 2008). There is a public health drive to provide behavioural and medication support to reduce the amount of current UK adult smokers to 18.5% by 2015 (Tobacco Control Plan, 2011).
This module aims to develop the students’ knowledge and skills in developing and appraising smoking cessation services delivering behavioural and pharmacological support. To discuss the world wide public health context of tobacco control, the disease burden and contributing factors and to understand the pharmacology of nicotine and smoke cessation medication.WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
This module will be delivered entirely online, which will allow for flexible student engagement. It provides students with the opportunity to:
- Gain valuable and up-to-date knowledge on the development of smoking cessation services and support, and the pharmacology of smoking cessation medications.
- Enhance students’ knowledge within the practice of providing support for smoking cessation clients, allowing them to expand their range of employment opportunities.
- Academic credit for a named award.
- Opportunity to network with fellow students from a range of disciplines and specialities.
- Access to experts.
- Opportunity to build to a full degree.
- Individuals will be able to challenge current practice and embed evidence based practice into their delivery of care.
- Individuals gain greater job satisfaction which leads to a deeper commitment to service delivery and patient care.
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On successful completion of this module you should be able to:
- Critically analyse the world wide public health context of tobacco and contributing factors which promote addiction.
- Critically appraise smoke cessation strategies and services.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the pharmacology of nicotine and smoke cessation medication.
- Critically evaluate the role of behavioural support for smoking cessation clients and their empowerment to optimise relapse prevention.
This module will be delivered online, during the Summer term, through discussion forums, online lectures and a range of interactive online activities. As this module will be taught online you will need to ensure that your computer facilities have the necessary system requirements to enable access to the course materials. If you are unsure please contact us to check before booking the module.
We welcome students with disabilities. We recognise that education is a right for all who can benefit from it and that students with disabilities have an equal right of access to higher education. Our staff also recognise that individuals with disabilities are the best source of expertise about themselves and their needs. All students with disabilities should be able to participate as far as is reasonably practical in the educational and social activities we make available. Such students should be encouraged to expect equal treatment as individuals and that they and their work will be considered solely on the basis of their quality.HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
Coursework 1: 2500 word case study (100% of module mark).TEACHING CONTACT HOURS
Guided student activity – 30 hours
Self-guided student activity – 170 hours
Total activity – 200 hours"