Presented by Dr. Milan Khara
MBChB, CCFF, Dip.ABAM
Clinical Director, Smoking Cessation Clinic
Vancouver General Hospital Clinical Assistant Professor
Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Moderated by Dr. Harry Karlinsky
Coordinator of Medical Education/Professional Development
Richmond Mental Health Services
Learning Objectives: After this interactive session, the participant will:
1) Be familiar with proposed hypotheses explaining high smoking prevalence rates amongst patients with mental illness.
2) Gain an appreciation of the true nature of tobacco dependence as a bona fide, chronic addictive disorder.
3) Understand the evidence-based treatment modalities for tobacco dependence particularly in the context of mental illness.
Ralph Fisher Auditorium-Main Floor-New Building
7000 Westminster Hwy, Richmond, B.C.
Date and Time:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Continental Breakfast*: 8:00 a.m.
Lecture: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Open to all physicians, staff and invited guests
RMHAS – Richmond Hospital Department of Psychiatry Monthly Grand Rounds
are held the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Time: 8:30-9:30 a.m.
For more information please call 604-244-5144
*Courtesy of Richmond Hospital’s Dept of Psychiatry Education Fund
This event is an accredited group learning activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada. This program has been accredited by The College of Family Physicians of Canada and the BC Chapter for up to 1 Mainpro-M1 credits
Please see poster