Become a quitcards provider
If you are interested in helping people quit smoking, you may want to become a quitcards provider. It means that you can distribute quitcards for sibsidised patches, gum and lozenges to people who want to quit smoking.
To become a quitcards provider, applicants must meet one of these two categories:
1. Have completed a cessation practitioner training (CPT) with an approved training organisation; or
2. Have completed ABC Online Training, and are one of the following:
- a registered healthcare worker as per the Health Practitioner Competency Act (HPCA) list
- a 4th - 6th year nursing student
- an enrolled 3rd year nursing student
- a DAPAANZ practitioner
Applicants are required to provide an organisation address.
- students may use the address of their education provider with their tutor's agreement
- midwives, independent occupational therapists or locums are able to use their home address. other applications requesting to use a home address will be considered on a case by case basis.
- applicants must be a New Zealand resident.
- applicants must have a secure place to store their quitcards.
Changing organsation or role
- if your employment conditions change, your roles as quitcards provider may continue if the above criteria are met
- you must contact the quitcards coordinator to update your details
For further information contact the Quitcards coordinator on 04 460 9880.