Smoking cessation

Launch Modules


Smoking-related illnesses are a known burden in rural Australia, particularly in Aboriginal communities. Often these communities have little access to addiction medicine specialists. To help meet present and projected demand for CPD materials in this area, this eLearning module focuses on smoking cessation for patients with complex disorders.

This module includes of five cases. Each case consists of statistics, expert feedback, multiple-choice, true/false and short answer questions to assist with your learning.

1. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (30 min)

2. Depression (1.5 hours)

3. Pregnant, Indigenous teenager (30 min)

4. Alcohol dependence (1.5 hours)

5. Harm-reduction/Schizophrenia (30 min)

RACP Continuing Professional Development

Participation in these activities can be claimed in the MyCPD program under Category 3: Self Assessment Programs at 2 credits per hour.
Read on for further information on the RACP CPD Program

Contact Information

For more information on the project please contact the RHCE Liaison Officer, at

The Rural Health Continuing Education (RHCE) Program

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This Project has been funded by the Department of Health under the Rural Health Continuing Education Sub-program (RHCE) Stream One which is managed by the Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges.

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians is solely responsible for the content of, and views expressed in any material associated with this project.


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