This introductory online course will help practitioners to screen, assess and treat people with tobacco dependence using evidence-base pharmacotherapies and psycho-social interventions. Tools and techniques for enhancing motivation and facilitating cessation groups are also covered. A series of content-based online quizzes are administered at the end of each module.


After completing this online course you will be able to:
  • Identify the major clinical implications of smoking prevalence and provice clear and accurate information surrounding tobacco use and dependence.
  • Adapt and apply evidence-based screenging and assessment tolls and psycho-social interventions for tobacco dependence.
  • Identify and describe evidence-based use of pharmacotherpaies in tobacco cessation and their therapeutic use.
  • integrate motivational interviewing strategies into clinical practice with clients whoa re ambivalent towards behaviour change.

Part of the internationally accredited TEACH Certificate Program

Important Course Details

Apply online between Monday August 19, 2013 and Friday September 6, 2013 at
This course runs from October 9, 2013 to December 11, 2013 as 10 online modules totalling 19.5 hours.
Program Fee: $200

For more information

416-535-8501 ext. 1600