Training & CME Courses
Find the most effective training and CME courses to build your knowledge on tobacco use cessation and secondhand smoke exposure.
Trainings from the AAP Richmond Center:
Leadership Advocacy Trainings
Clinical Practice Trainings
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Tobacco Training and CME Courses
- PediaLink Course: Addressing Tobacco Use and Exposure
(click the 'online courses' option, and you will see it listed)
Available June 12, 2013 - June 12, 2016
AAP Credit = 1.00
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ = 1.00
NAPNAP Credit = 1.00
Pharmacology Rx = 0.50
Webinars through the AAP Richmond CenterThe AAP Richmond Center hosts an ongoing webinar series to educate clinicians on child health issues related to tobacco control. To view past webinars, view our Webinars page. Note that all of these webinars are presented free of charge.
Tobacco Training and CME Courses from External Organizations
- Become a Tobacco Treatment Specialist
The Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence provides a listing of the different trainings that can assist in becoming a certified tobacco treatment specialist.
- Clean Air for Healthy Children and Families
Training and materials to implement tobacco cessation in your practice. These materials are offered through the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
- Clinical Management of the Patient who Uses Tobacco
This interactive curriculum is intended for use in a classroom by an instructor, but can also be used by small groups of students, or by an individual. Covered in the curriculum are the 5As (full and modified), as well as Motivational Interviewing, pharmacology, and the nature of addiction.
- Global Tobacco Control: Online Courses
This site is an online resource that provides free online trainings, research-based reports and guides, and information on the capacity building programs of the Institute for Global Tobacco Control (IGTC) within the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
- Smoking Cessation: Effective Intervention Strategies
This course is a collaborative effort of the Morehouse School of Medicine and the Mercer School of Medicine. It is intended primarily for medical students, who can register to receive academic curriculum credit.
- Tobacco Treatment Training
This site uses Web-based programs that provide training in tobacco treatment that prepares physicians to provide clinical tobacco interventions for prevention and cessation.
- Tobacco Use and Dependence: An Updated Review of Treatments
A free CME/CE credit course for physicians, nurses, and respiratory therapists developed by the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention and focused on the Clinical Practice Guideline Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence 2008 Update.
- Treatment of Tobacco Dependence
This module, from the American Medical Association, is aimed to help learners describe approaches to determining the level of tobacco dependence and assessment of the patient’s readiness to attempt smoking cessation.
- University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention (CTRI)
The CTRI combines tobacco control research with practical application in these videos and webinars. Providers of several disciplines are addressed, with videos for pharmacists, dental teams, and pulmonary providers.
- Center for Tobacco Cessation: Web-based Trainings
This site lists several past trainings that have been held by the Center, and offers the presentation materials and webinars for several past trainings.
- Motivational Interviewing — Counseling Parents About Secondhand and Third Hand Smoke Exposure
This presentation by Dr. Jonathan Winickoff will provide an overview of the health risks associated with secondhand and thirdhand smoke exposure, and explain motivational interviewing techniques to assist clinicians in counseling parents.
- ReachMD Features Thirdhand Smoke: Key Concerns for Infants and Children
Dr. Jonathan Winickoff talks with host Dr. Jennifer Shu about how these chemicals, newly named thirdhand smoke, can affect our younger patients in particular.