Tobacco Cessation in Cancer Care

Healthcare Providers

Learning Modules

These courses are available on the Provincial Learning Management System (LMS):

Module 1 Rationale for Cessation

This course provides an overview of the evidence and rationale for including tobacco cessation supports in cancer patient care. This course is appropriate for any health care provider working with cancer patients.

Module 2 Cessation Pharmacology

This course describes the types of pharmacotherapies available to support tobacco cessation with a strong focus on the unique considerations when prescribing Nicotine Replacement Therapy and / or pharmacotherapies to cancer patients.

Module 3 Evidence-based Programs

This course provides an overview of current evidence-based best practice for tobacco cessation in cancer care and outlines patient referral processes to cessation programs and services in Nova Scotia.

 Smoking & Cancer - Healthcare Provider

Nova Scotia Health Authority, 2016.