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Cancer Prevention training for primary care

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10 Hospital Street

Daylesford, Victoria 3460


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Do you want to…

  • effectively motivate, encourage and support your patients to reduce their cancer risk by quitting smoking or improving their lifestyle?
  • provide patients with the latest, evidence-based and practical information available?
  • start tobacco cessation or weight management intervention earlier to reduce risk of cancer and other chronic disease?

If YES, then this FREE training module is for you

This training module provides an overview of how to effectively engage with patients about their smoking or body weight. It equips participants to provide information and support around tobacco cessation and weight management during routine care.

A range of resources will be provided to use in the practice or with patients.

This training module is delivered by specialists from Cancer Council Victoria through the Quit and LiveLighter campaigns. Book in for both LiveLighter and Quit training or choose one session.

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Learning outcomes


  • Explain the behaviour change process, and how people succeed in achieving a healthy body weight.
  • Describe the 5As, an international evidence-based brief intervention framework
  • Deliver brief weight management intervention.
  • Explain the important role they play, and their duty of care with respect to weight management.
  • Identify current services, as well as the latest resources to help support their conversation with clients around achieving a healthy weight.


  • Describe the impact of providing a brief intervention for smoking cessation on smoking status compared to only asking about smoking intervention.
  • Deliver a 3 step Brief Intervention for smoking cessation
  • Identify options for behavioural change interventions for smoking cessation, including Quitline
  • Implement a systematic process to identify all patients who smoke and offer a brief intervention thereby improving patient outcomes

Course details

Daylesford: LiveLighter training Saturday 1st July 9:30-11:30am.

Quit training Thursday 27th July 6:30-8:30pm.

Location: Springs Medical Centre, 10 Hospital Street, Daylesford, 3460


This training is FREE to attend.

Places are limited to 30 participants so be sure to register early

Contact us or 9514 6382

These 2 hour sessions are each accredited for 4 category 2 RACGP QI&CPD points

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Daylesford, Victoria 3460


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