Program Name: Smoking Cessation

Authors or developers

Jacques Cornuz
Polyclinic of Medicine
Department of Community Medicine
CHUV, Lausanne

Dr Jean-Paul Humair
Polyclinic of Medicine
Department of Community Medicine
Geneva University Hospitals

Country / Language Switzerland/French
Creation or publication date 2001
Clinic context Primary Care/Smoking cessation
Target users Physicians and residents
Pre or post licensure Both pre and post-licensure
General objectives To provide the skills necessary for counselling the patient in smoking cessation (discuss options and provide assistance and follow up). To determine the best option for smoking cessation taking into account the patients' preferences and prevent relapse. To offer personalized support to patients in their process of smoking cessation.
Format Group course with different educational activities