Treating tobacco dependance


  • Treating tobacco dependence
  • New guidance
  • Prioritise specific groups
  • Stop smoking aids
  • Nicotine replacement therapy
  • Very brief advice
  • Are e-cigarettes safe?
  • Assessment questions
  • Action & Evaluation

Treating tobacco dependence

This module gives an overview of the latest NICE guidance on smoking cessation and the practical aspects that community pharmacy teams can put into practice.

Learning objectives

After reading this module, pharmacy technicians will:

  • Identify the patient groups that NICE recommends are targeted for smoking cessation
  • Explain the treatment options available
  • Offer very brief advice.

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