Tobacco Dependence and Treatment
Medical and paramedical professionals, psychologists, nurses, pharmacists, drug and alcohol counsellors interested in tobacco smoking, nicotine addiction and appropriate evidence based smoking cessation techniques.
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Knowledge and experience consistent with course target audience listed above.
The goals of the course are to:
- Understand tobacco dependency
- Understand tobacco withdrawals and relapse
- Understand and initiate evidence-based interventions
- Understand drug interactions
- Develop insights regarding special groups
This course is offered in two modes:
3 consecutive days during the second semester
One 2 hour session per week over 13 weeks.
Case presentations and written assignments.
Tobacco Dependence and Treatment BMRI 5025 is 6 credit points towards a Masters in Brain and Mind Sciences, and other Medical Science, Pharmacy and Psychology Masters Degrees of The University of Sydney.
100 Mallett Street
Block mode runs 3 times per year.
Weekly mode runs once during the second semester.
2014 dates are to be confirmed.
AASCP (Australian Association of Smoking Cessation Professionals).
All other professional bodies accredit on a case by case basis.
For enquiries regarding the next available course contact the relevant course coordinator (details below)
For Block mode email Chloe Sharp at
For Weekly mode email