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Lecture Overview

The medication varenicline (Champix (TM)) remains one of the most controversial and misunderstood medications for smoking cessation on the market today. Join a passionate and forthright John Serginson for this quick and informative session on research that proves the effectiveness of this medicine.


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John Serginson

John Serginson has been a Nurse Practitioner: respiratory care at the Caboolture Hospital since 2010. He completed his nurse practitioner master's degree at the University of Queensland (UQ) with clinical training at The Prince Charles Hospital. He is an adjunct lecturer in the UQ School of Nursing and Midwifery. With 29 years’ experience as a nurse (16 in respiratory care), his research interests include domiciliary oxygen, inhaled therapy, and COPD models of care.



14 Total Rating(s)

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Gertrude Manyota
08 May 2019

Very informative.

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Sheena Leane
11 Apr 2019

Very informative and evidence based.

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Leonie Macpherson
31 Mar 2019

Good Evidence based lecture

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Sandra Addison
17 Feb 2019

Clear and concise education.

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Louise Warner
16 Feb 2019

Provided me with new knowledge and will be useful in educating others and be able to offer more support. Excellent lecture

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30 Jan 2019


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Lorna Ghanim
09 Nov 2018

Increased clinical knowledge of evidence-based outcomes.

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Michelle Cole
29 Oct 2018

Informative presentation

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Ceri Johns
27 Oct 2018

Concise and informative easily understood

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Sue Heath
22 Oct 2018