Coordinated CME Program Dr. Charl Els Addiction Psychiatrist and Medical Review Officer University of Alberta Hospital Edmonton, Alberta “Tobacco Addiction in the Mentally Ill” An educational opportunity for Healthcare Professionals at RMHC and LHSC LEARNING OBJECTIVES: At the end of this session, the participant will have an increased: 1. Understanding of the epidemic of tobacco addiction in the mentally ill; 2. Confidence in applying evidence-based interventions to treat tobacco addiction; and 3. Knowledge of the general principles of tobacco control. NOTE: 25% of session is to be devoted to audience participation. DATE: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2009 TIME: 12:00 – 1:00 pm LUNCH: 11:30 am (At RMHC London and St. Thomas; and SSH-LHSC) An unrestricted educational grant for this session is being provided by Pfizer Canada LOCATIONS: Live Presentation from ► DM WICKWARE AMPHITHEATRE Regional Mental Health Care London and Telecast to ► BLUE ROOM Regional Mental Health Care St. Thomas ► BUSBY ROOM South Street Hospital - LHSC ► OXFORD ACTT (Woodstock) ► WATERLOO ACTT (Cambridge) This event is an accredited group-learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.