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  • Virtual training

    In addition to becoming an NCSCT Certified Practitioner we recommend additional ‘skills’ training.

    We have developed, piloted and evaluated a number of two-day virtual course in behavioural support for smoking cessation; the course evaluations have been excellent and attendees and their managers have appreciated removing the need for people to attend at a central venue. All courses are delivered by two expert NCSCT trainers with the support of an administrator/technical support officer.

    "I loved the course. Thought-provoking, interesting, interactive and enjoyable. Trainers were excellent, passionate and engaging. Great use of technology."

    To discuss your training needs, please contact NCSCT Training Coordinator Tom Coleman-Haynes tom@ncsct.co.uk

    Virtual course in behavioural support for smoking cessation

    NCSCT online and face-to-face courses are evidence-based and proven to increase practitioners' clinical skills.

    "Fantastic two-day course! Enjoyable and very informative and I would recommend it to others. I have learned loads, thank you."

    This two-day virtual course for up to 20 delegates concentrates on the behaviour change techniques that add the most value to quit attempts, specifically: building rapport, boosting motivation and self-efficacy, use of stop smoking medications, using carbon monoxide monitoring as a motivational tool, the 'not-a-puff' rule and eliciting client commitment.

    To commission the NCSCT to deliver this course to your staff, please contact Training Coordinator Tom Coleman-Haynes tom@ncsct.co.uk

    Virtual course in behavioural support for smoking cessation in pregnancy

    NCSCT online and face-to-face courses are evidence-based and proven to increase practitioners' clinical skills.

    This two-day virtual course for up to 20 delegates concentrates on identifying and overcoming barriers to quitting, and on effective behaviour change techniques, to enable participants to develop their skills and confidence in the delivery of quality evidence-based stop smoking interventions to pregnant women.

    "I really enjoyed the course, loved the presenters, very approachable. I'm much more confident now. I think it has helped me with my non-pregnant clients too!"

    To commission the NCSCT to deliver this course to your staff, please contact Training Coordinator Tom Coleman-Haynes tom@ncsct.co.uk

    Virtual course for Community Mental Health Tobacco Treatment

    NCSCT online and face-to-face courses are evidence-based and proven to increase clinical skills.

    This two-day virtual training course for up to 20 delegates will provide health professionals with the competences (knowledge and skills) to deliver behavioural support for tobacco dependence for people with severe mental illness (SMI). This course is designed for health professionals who will be delivering specialist tobacco dependence treatment to SMI patients in community mental health settings.

    "It has been an amazing course. It helped me to enhance my knowledge around both mental health and smoking cessation. Looking forward to implementing them in my practice."

    To commission the NCSCT to deliver this course to your staff, please contact Training Coordinator Tom Coleman-Haynes tom@ncsct.co.uk

    Virtual course for Inpatient Tobacco Dependence Advisors

    COMING SOON!

    This two-day course is for NHS staff who will be delivering specialist tobacco dependence treatment to patients during admission to hospital. The course is designed to provide both new and experienced Tobacco Dependence Advisers (TDAs) with the knowledge and skills to deliver effective tobacco dependency treatment to support a smokefree admission and smoking cessation following discharge from hospital.

    The course will provide participants training in the delivery of the newly published ‘NHS Standard Treatment Plan for Inpatient Tobacco Dependence’ and its associated care bundles.

    The course will focus on effective behaviour change techniques and treatment approaches specific to the inpatient setting, including:

    • conducting the initial assessment and treatment plan development
    • delivering follow-up support to patients while in hospital
    • supporting discharge planning and onward referral to community-based support

    To commission the NCSCT to deliver this course to your staff, please contact Training Coordinator Tom Coleman-Haynes tom@ncsct.co.uk

    Virtual course for Inpatient Mental Health Tobacco Dependence Advisors

    COMING SOON!

    This two-day course is for NHS staff who will be delivering specialist tobacco dependence treatment to patients during admission to an inpatient mental health facility.

    The course is designed to increase Tobacco Dependence Advisers (TDAs) knowledge, skills and confidence in the delivery of specialist tobacco dependence treatment in the inpatient mental health setting using the latest evidence best practices.

    The course will focus on effective behaviour change techniques and treatment approaches specific to the inpatient setting, including:

    • the case for addressing tobacco use among persons with mental health illness as a priority
    • conducting the initial assessment and treatment plan development
    • delivering follow-up support to patients while in hospital
    • supporting discharge planning and onward referral to community-based support

    For participants new to the tobacco treatment advisor role, this course will provide a foundation for developing knowledge and confidence in the competences required to deliver tobacco dependence treatment to people in the inpatient setting; for more experienced attendees, the aim is to build on existing knowledge and skills with a focus on the specifics of the new ‘NHS Standard Treatment Plan for Inpatient Tobacco Dependence’ and its associated Care Bundles.

    To commission the NCSCT to deliver this course to your staff, please contact Training Coordinator Tom Coleman-Haynes tom@ncsct.co.uk