Workshops

Inpatient and Outpatient

The purpose of this workshop is to provide health professionals with an overview of the OMSC program and how it can be successfully implemented at your clinical setting. Other topics include: nicotine addiction, current cessation medications and recommendations on their usage, behaviour change theory and various support strategies based on a patient's readiness to quit smoking. These sessions are targeted towards smoking cessation program coordinators, nurse and physician champions planning to implement (or have already implemented) the Ottawa Model.

Please see our Agenda for more details.

Upcoming Sessions:

  • September 22, 2017
    The Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus, Kaminski Room
    737 Parkdale Ave. Ottawa ON K1Y 4M9
    Maps, Parking, Hotel Options
  • March 9, 2018
    The Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus,Tulip 1 and 2
    1035 Carling Ave. Ottawa ON K1Y 4M9
    MapsParkingHotel Options
  • September 7, 2018
    The Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus,Tulip 1 and 2
    1035 Carling Ave. Ottawa ON K1Y 4M9
    MapsParkingHotel Options

Please note: These training sessions are only available to sites currently partnered with the OMSC. If you are from a partnered site, please login and visit the 'Education Centre' page to register. If you have any questions, please contact OMSC@ottawaheart.ca.

Primary Care

The purpose of this one day workshop is to provide health professionals with an overview of the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation in the Primary Care setting.  Primary Care is the first level of contact of individuals, families, and the community within the health care system.  This workshop is appropriate for health professionals conducting smoking cessation counseling sessions within family health teams, community health centres, outpatient clinics, and other practice models.  The session is targeted towards the registered nurse, nurse practitioner, pharmacist, occupational therapist and respiratory therapist.  Topics include: smoking cessation pharmacotherapy, counseling strategies, special populations, managing withdrawal symptoms and providing follow up with smokers. 

Please see our Agenda for more details.

Upcoming Sessions:​​

  • coming soon

Please note: These training sessions are only available to primary care sites currently partnered with the OMSC. If you are from a partnered site, please login and visit the 'Counsellor Resources' page to register. If you have any questions, please contact scprimarycare@ottawaheart.ca.