Aflofarm, in cooperation with the Medical University of Lodz and the Lodz Regional Pharmacy Chamber, provides training for pharmacists. "Pharmaceutical care for patients addicted to nicotine". The training conference will take place on 25th of November in the lecture room of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Lodz.

The aim of the training is to provide pharmacists with detailed knowledge about pharmaceutical care for patients who report to pharmacies with the problem of nicotine addiction. During training the pharmacists will learn, among others. interactions of tobacco smoke with drugs, nicotine addiction health problems, and treatment for tobacco addiction.

"Although more and more people are deliberately abandoning their cigarettes, it is still a huge health problem for our society and the health care system. According to the Ministry of Health data, as many as 9 million people in Poland still smoke cigarettes and more than 50% of them want to break up with the addiction. Such people are looking for support, among others. In pharmacies, therefore providing professional pharmaceutical care is a key issue, "says prof. dr hab. n. farm Andrzej Stańczak - Vice Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy for Postgraduate Education, one of the lecturers and co-organizers of the conference.

The course will be completed with a test of knowledge of the participants, which will give you the chance to gain six hard-earned points.

Aflofarm Farmacja Polska - one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in Poland is co-organizer and sponsor of the conference. The company has been in the health care sector for almost thirty years. It is the market leader in the non-prescription pharmaceutical segment. Aflofarm promotes health by offering a wide range of medicines, but also through the implementation of research and development projects in the field of pharmacy and medicine and cooperation with the scientific community.

The training conference is an important element of Aflofarm's anti-smoking education strategy. This year, Internal smoking program for employees. The fight against nicotine is also one of the main objectives of the Aflofarm Foundation, which was set up in early 2017.

Participation in the training is subject to submission to the organizational office at The number of conference seats is limited.

Conference Programme:

08.30 - 09.00 Registration of participants and welcome coffee
09.00 - 09.10 Start and greet the participants
09.10 - 11.25 Course 1.37: Pharmaceutical care for patients addicted to nicotine

Part I
• The interaction of tobacco smoke with drugs, prof. dr hab. n. farm And Stańczak
• The problem of nicotine addiction, dr hab. n. o zdr A. Fronczak

11.25 - 11.45 Coffee break

11.45 - 14.00 Course 1.37: Pharmaceutical care for patients addicted to nicotine

Part II
• Treatment of addiction to tobacco, D. Lewandowska, MD,
14.00 - 14.30 Lunch break
14.30 - 14.45 Desmoxan - an effective treatment to treat addiction
from nicotine
14.45 Test to check the knowledge of the participants, end of the conference