Smoking Cessation

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    72 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Smoking cessation lowers the risk of cancer and other serious health problems. It covers information about the epidemiology of tobacco use, pharmacotherapy, and brief behavioral interventions. It also explains the effect of smoking on the body-mind complex. read more »»

It also helps in explaining quit and cutting down methods. Regardless of age at the time of quitting, cessation decreases the risk of as well as delays the progression of smoking-related diseases while increasing life expectancy.

Another important consideration is the cost-effectiveness of smoking cessation support, which is far superior to that of many other potentially life-saving interventions, and there is a distinct economic advantage in encouraging patients to quit.

Who should attend?

  • Everyone

Key concepts covered include:

It covers information about

  • The epidemiology of tobacco use
  • pharmacotherapy, and brief behavioral interventions
  • The effect of smoking on the body-mind complex
  • It also helps in explaining quit and cutting down methods


Dr. Savita Date Menon

Clinical Psychologist and Wellness expert, India


Dr Savita Date Menon, PhD, is a Psychologist having trained at Mumbai University, India. She is also a certified Health & Wellness Expert. She has worked in the field for almost 30 years. 10 years with Tata Steel Hospital, Jamshedpur, where she was responsible for setting up the Dept. of Psychiatry, and where she received several Quality Awards. And over 18 years with Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, where she helped set up Apollolife, the Wellness Company of the Apollo Hospitals Group, in which she pioneered the concept of Rehab & Rejuve, by setting up Holistic Spas in Chennai & Hyderabad, with Rehab, Chronic Disease Management, Wellness & Rejuvenation, all under one roof. Dr. Menon was co Faculty, Harvard Medical School (USA), for a series of Lifestyle Medicine seminars Conducted in India in 2006. She also lectured in Spaulding Hospitals (Harvard Medical School), Boston, USA. She is also Faculty, Apollo Medical College, Avanti Engg colleges and Mofukkam Jha Management College.

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