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Smoking cessation in nursing practice

Code: Smoking cessation in nursing practice
Description: Certified course of MZ ČR

This course is intended for general nurses who encounter tobacco users in their practice and can systematically lead them to quit smoking as part of their routine care.


Course Objective:

The aim of this certified course is to provide general nurses with a comprehensive theoretical background on tobacco use and addiction and to equip them with the skills to apply selected techniques of smoking cessation education in direct work with patients, tobacco smokers.
In the form of practical training, they will also be able to try selected addictological counseling techniques under the professional supervision of a lecturer - orientational evaluation of the stage of motivation and degree of addiction, brief intervention, work with patient motivation, patient education about withdrawal procedures and relapse prevention. Graduates of the course will be equipped with complementary knowledge and skills enabling general nurses to educate patients using tobacco leading to smoking cessation.


Course Topics:

  • Tobacco use
  • Tobacco addiction, treatment
  • Collection of smoking history
  • Work with patient motivation


Course Schedule:

The course lasts two days with a total of 16 hours of education, of which 10 hours of theoretical teaching and 6 hours of practical training.


Course dates in 2024:

The date of the course will be determined by the number of applicants.




Department of Addictology, General Hospital and First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, Apolinářská 4, 128 00 Prague 2


Termination method:

The course ends with an online test. Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will receive a certificate valid for the Czech Republic.


Course price: 

CZK 3,000

The participation of an employee of the General Teaching Hospital in Prague is 0, - CZK

Expert guarantor:

Mgr. Adam Kulhanek, Ph.D.


Sign in contact:

You can apply for the course by completing the course application form

Please send filled-in applications to:

Prof. PhDr. Jana Endlicherová, phone: +420 22496 9509, e-mail:

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