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Webinar 25 August 2021: Deep-dive and case studies

Quit and Stroke Foundation have partnered to deliver a webinar for stroke clinicians on embedding best practice smoking cessation care in stroke settings.

Following on from the success of Quit and Stroke Foundation’s June 9 webinar on delivering smoking cessation care in stroke settings, we will be hosting a follow-up webinar on Wednesday August 25, 2pm - 3pm EST to further discuss key concepts and dive into case studies.

Missed the June 9 webinar? Click here to watch the full recording.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand more about the Quitline (13 7848) service, including how to refer patients, and how it helps patients to stop smoking. 
  2. Listen to and discuss examples of real-life practice change in smoking cessation care.
  3. Reflect on when you have worked with stroke survivors to help them stop smoking and identify what you could improve upon.
  4. Identify and explore opportunities to embed smoking cessation care into routine practice in stroke clinical settings.

Click button below to register:

Pre-webinar learning task

“Thank you for the online training. It was achievable and increased my confidence. Because of the training, I felt confident in my approach and together we built a lot of confidence in the patient about his chances of quitting successfully.” - Deidre Rennick, stroke coordinator at the Wimmera Health Care Group

If you were unable to attend the previous webinar on June 9, watch the full recording here to ensure you'll get the most out of the follow-up webinar.

If you haven’t already, we also strongly encourage you to complete Quit’s Smoking Cessation Brief Advice Essentials training or Smoking Cessation Brief Advice for Health Services (for those working in inpatient settings). This will provide you with foundation knowledge about best practice smoking cessation care and tobacco dependence treatment and allow time during the webinar to explore the application of smoking cessation care to the stroke setting.

Both courses take approximately 30-45 mins to complete and a certificate is issued upon completion.

Click here to enrol in training and select either Essentials or Health Services training from the course catalogue. Courses are free for VIC, SA and WA learners. A $20 cost-recover fee applies to health professionals located in other states and territories.

Target audience

Is this webinar for me? Yes, if you're a health professional working with people who have experienced stroke or TIA, including a consultant and registrar, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, nurse, social worker and more, in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Webinar date and time

Date & Time: Wednesday 25 August, 2:00pm - 3:00pm (Eastern Standard Time)
We have changed the time of the webinar based on your feedback. We hope the 2-3pm time slot will accommodate more of you. 

Registrations close Tuesday 24 August, 7:00pm EST

Webinar Fee

Free for all stroke clinicians within Australia.

Call for case studies

This webinar will be an opportunity to share and reflect on examples of when you have worked with stroke survivors to help them stop smoking - what worked well and what could be improved. If you would like to submit a case study, please register interest by emailing Do not submit any patient-identifiable information.

More information about training and resources for stroke clinicians can be found at

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Training and resources for stroke clinicians

Stroke clinicians are well placed to deliver smoking cessation brief advice to patients. A brief advice conversation helps patients access best practice smoking cessation care, and is quick and effective. Quit and Stroke Foundation have partnered to provide online training and resources to stroke clinicians, assisting them to support patients to stop smoking and improve stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) outcomes.

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