iSISTAQUIT Sponsors NACCHO Conference 2022


Is proud to be a major OCHRE sponsor of the NACCHO Members’ Conference

19 October 2022 – 20 October 2022
National Convention Centre Canberra
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Issue October 2022
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work and live and recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. We also pay our respects to Elders’ past, present and emerging.

iSISTAQUIT provides vital training for ACCHO health professionals and encouragement to communities and pregnant women to quit smoking

Thank you Donella Mills NACCHO Chair for launching our iSISTAQUIT social media campaign earlier this year
After many years absence because of COVID-19 restrictions, NACCHO members from all around Australia will finally meet up in Canberra this month for a national members conference.
iSISTAQUIT besides being a major OCHRE sponsor will be exhibiting over the two days, so it will be an ideal opportunity to catch up with our team and learn more about our smoking cessation training. Change starts with a chat 
With as many as 45% of pregnant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women smoking during pregnancy, compared to 13% of non-Indigenous women, it is vital that ACCHO healthcare professionals are equipped with the best available tools to aid in their smoking cessation.
Evidence based training 
We have found there is considerable evidence that smoking cessation counselling from ACCHO health providers help smokers quit smoking. 

However, lack of training in culturally sensitive smoking cessation methods may prevent you from delivering effective smoking cessation intervention. 

In an Australia-wide survey of 378 GPs and obstetricians working in mainstream and/or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander settings, we found clinicians lacked confidence in providing treatment to women and 75% agreed that training would help improve their management of smoking in pregnancy.” 
Find Out More
iSISTAQUIT is wrap-around support for pregnant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women who want to quit smoking. It involves a model of care designed with culturally appropriate and national best practice training, informed by previous studies.
The iSISTAQUIT training package for ACCHO’s includes:
  • self-paced online eLearning modules for health professionals (CDP points available, conditions apply)
  • hard copy educational resources, training manual and flip chart for health providers, and my journey booklet for pregnant women
  • access to the iSISTAQUIT social media campaign

If you cannot be at the NACCHO Members Conference, click the link to register for the free online iSISTAQUIT training.

Register for iSISTAQUIT training today

@iSISTAQUIT Social Media Campaign

Southern Cross University’s iSISTAQUIT project has launched a compilation of catchy video clips and graphics in a campaign to raise awareness about the importance of culturally appropriate care in assisting young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander pregnant women to quit smoking.

Remember to tag @iSISTAQUIT and use our hashtag #iSISTAQUIT when posting. 
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