Tobacco (41) Q2. Do health workers have adequate knowledge to prevent and treat tobacco addiction? (3)

6 March, 2023

A study conducted in 2019 showed that healthcare providers who practice a method called Smoking Cessation Organising, Planning and Execution (SCOPE), showed improvement in knowledge, attitude and self-efficacy on smoking cessation intervention. Other studies have shown that training health professionals to provide smoking cessation interventions had measurable effects on smoking cessation. Healthcare providers who approach the subject of quitting smoking with a positive attitude combined with increasing their on how to coach patients to stop smoking can make a significant difference in the success rates of getting their patients to quit.


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