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8th Annual Ottawa Conference: State of the Art Clinical Approaches to Smoking Cessation

Jan 22, 2016

8th Annual Ottawa Conference: State of the Art Clinical Approaches to Smoking Cessation

The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is hosting the 8th Annual Ottawa Conference: State of the Art Clinical Approaches to Smoking Cessation on January 22nd and 23rd, 2016 at the Westin Hotel located downtown Ottawa, Canada. 

The Ottawa Conference has become a recognized national reference point for health professionals seeking to gain knowledge in clinical smoking cessation - an important area of preventative health practice. This is an accredited opportunity for knowledge exchange for a variety of stakeholders including physicians, nurses, other healthcare and community practitioners, researchers, and policy-makers.

The 2016 event will take place over two days and will amass national and international experts sharing the latest concepts in clinical tobacco treatment, program development, and smoking cessation research. The conference will feature plenary and breakout sessions, panel discussions, poster displays, and networking opportunities.

Presentation topics will include:

  • Smoking cessation in the workplace
  • Electronic cigarettes
  • Relationship between tobacco, alcohol  and marijuana use
  • Effectiveness of financial incentives to promote smoking cessation
  • Relapse prevention and behavioural strategies
  • Health professional training from the classroom to the clinic
  • Debate examining whether or not smokers should be hired in healthcare settings
  • Examinations of treatment strategies in various clinical settings and populations
  • And many more!

Registrations/more information: http://ottawamodel.ottawaheart.ca/ottawa-conference