Training & CME Courses
Find the most effective training and CME courses to build your knowledge on tobacco use cessation and secondhand smoke exposure.
Tobacco Trainings and Courses from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
- 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
Tobacco Trainings and Courses from the AAP Richmond CenterAAP National Conference and Exhibition
The Provisional Section on Tobacco Control offers a Section program each year at the AAP National Conference and Exhibition. You do not need to be a Section member to attend this session. All sessions offered at the National Conference are available for CME credit. The Section also typically hosts additional education sessions- for an updated list, please visit the Section's web site.
Leadership Advocacy Trainings
Clinical Practice Trainings
The 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.
- 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 Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure (CEASE)
The CEASE program was developed to help child health care clinicians adjust their office setting to address parental tobacco use in a routine and effective manner. Training videos are shown to illustrate the practices covered in the CEASE program.
- 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.
- ReachMD Features Thirdhand Smoke: Key Concerns for Infants and Children
In this podcast, Dr. Jonathan Winickoff talks with host Dr. Jennifer Shu about how these chemicals, newly named thirdhand smoke, can affect our younger patients in particular.
- Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (SCLC)
The SCLC, from the University of California San Francisco, provides training and education activities around tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure. The Courses and Training portion of their site lists many online, easy-to-use trainings for a variety of clinicians.
- 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.
- 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.