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Level 1 Plus Training, Mental Health and SmokeFree: for Southern Health In-Patient Staff

This 1 day course has been created for Mental Health In-Patient staff at Southern Health Foundation Trust.

The course has been tailored to provide Southern Health staff with the skills to support patients who are being cared for within a smoke-free hospital, and aims to:

  • Enable participants to understand the SHFT Smokefree trust policy, and the practicalities of working with Mental Health in-patients who smoke.
  • Provide an understanding of how to support patients, who smoke whilst within our care, to manage their withdrawal from nicotine.
  • Understand nicotine addiction and withdrawal, and the use of nicotine replacement therapy and e-cigarettes.
  • Understand the implications of stopping smoking on mental health medications and how to manage this.

For full details, and to book, please log into LeAD and search for course code SH-FTFCT1702 to enrol onto the next training session.