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The WHO e-Learning course Training for primary care providers: brief tobacco interventions

Author(s): ERS Tobacco Control Committee

WHO e-learning course

Airway diseases
Interstitial lung diseases
Pulmonary vascular diseases
Respiratory critical care
Respiratory infections
Sleep and breathing disorders
Thoracic oncology
General respiratory patient care

Digest Author(s): Sylianos Loukides, e-Learning Director on hehalf of the ERS Tobacco Control Committee / 9 April, 2019

The WHO e-Learning course “Training for primary care providers: brief tobacco interventions” is converted from Part III of WHO training package “Strengthening health systems for treating tobacco dependence in primary care”, which was published in 2013 to assist countries in taking one of their first steps towards providing comprehensive tobacco dependence treatment to all tobacco users by integrating brief tobacco interventions (brief advice) into primary care.

The WHO e-Learning course is accessible to anyone free of charge.

WHO encourages primary care providers worldwide to attend this training to improve their knowledge, skills and confidence to assist tobacco users in quitting as part of routine practice in primary care.