Teach the Teacher - Treating Tobacco Dependence
A three tier programme
Tier 1: 19 country leads x four countries - Romania, Kyrgyzstan, Bulgaria, N Macedonia
Tier 2: 117 primary care educators in four countries
Tier 3: 985 primary healthcare professionals
Total across three tiers – 1121 participants. Estimated: 185,323 patients impacted by HCPs with VBA training
Clinical content: Very Brief Advice . IPCRG / NCSCT expert faculty
Funded and collaboration with Global Bridges and NCSCT
- Development of 4 x VBA+ protocols, adapted to local contexts.
- Evaluation of educational events – attendance, training resources, video and photographs. Pre and post knowledge assessment questionnaire – includes assessment of confidence levels. Narrative reporting of in-country implementation.
- Tracking patient impact - various in country approaches – some impact evidenced/ some challenges reported in terms of systematic data collection and analysis.
Teach the Teacher Bulgaria