Training & CME Courses
Find the most effective training and CME courses to build your knowledge on tobacco use cessation and secondhand smoke exposure.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Tobacco Training and CME Courses
- Education in Quality Improvement for Pediatric Practice (EQIPP) Module: Eliminate Tobacco Use and Exposure
Available March 1, 2011 - March 1, 2014
AAP Credit = 26.00
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ = 26.00
MOC Part 4 = 25.00
NAPNAP Credit = 26.00
Performance Improvement = 20.00
Pharmacology Rx = 4.00
- PediaLink Course: Help Every Family Quit Smoking
Available August 10, 2009 - June 30, 2013
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 for CME credit. To view past webinars, both for credit and not, 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: Learning from the Experts
Modules included in this program contain information on children, youth, and tobacco control. The module titled "Role of Healthcare Professionals in Tobacco Control" was created by AAP Richmond Center researchers.
- 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.
- Smoking Cessation in Special Populations
This module, from the American Medical Association, provides clinicians with an overview of the myths associated with smoking cessation in individuals with a mental illness or substance use disorder and provides counseling tips and strategies.
TobaccoCME.com is a Web-based program that provides 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.
- 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.
- How Child Health Providers Can Help Family Members Quit Tobacco Use
This presentation details the need for pediatricians to help parents quit smoking, and how clinicians can put this strategy into practice. Also discussed are ways to incorporate messages about thirdhand smoke within a motivational messaging approach.
- 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.