Training and CME Courses

​Training and 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)

  • AAP National Conference and Exhibition
    The 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.

  • In-person Trainings
    Clinical Practice Trainings

  • Webinars
    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.


Tobacco Training and CME Courses from Other Organizations

  • Become a Tobacco Treatment Specialist
    The Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs provides a listing of the different trainings that can assist in becoming a certified tobacco treatment specialist.

  • 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
    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 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.

  • 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

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