Training Opportunities

American Journal of Preventive Medicine

NOTE: To obtain free CME through the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, you will need to create a free account with the AJPM online (you will be promoted to do this before continuing to the activity). Once you select an exam, you will be prompted to open and read the article. To earn free CME, you must complete the CME exam with a 70% pass rate and complete the activity evaluation.

Tobacco Smoking as a Risk Factor for Increased Antibiotic Prescription – This article discusses potential factors affecting antibiotic prescription, such as tobacco use, which could dramatically influence the public health crisis of antibiotic resistance. The study determined the magnitude of impact that tobacco use has on antibiotic prescribing patterns.

CME Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Expiration Date: 6/2/2017

A Randomized Trial of Motivational Interviewing: Cessation Induction among Smokers with Low Desire to Quit – The study in this article evaluated the efficacy of Motivational Interviewing for inducing cessation-related behaviors among smokers with low motivation to quit.

CME Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Expiration Date: 5/2/2017

Waterpipe Use and Susceptibility to Cigarette Smoking Among Never-Smoking Youth  – The purpose of this study is to determine the association of waterpipe use with susceptibility to cigarette smoking among never-smoking youth.

CME Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Expiration Date: 10/2/2016

Florida AHEC Network

NOTE: To obtain access to free CME through the Florida AHEC Network, you will need to create a free Florida AHEC Network account. This will allow you to add individual courses to your cart (you can search by course title or number, both listed below). You will be prompted for payment information when you “check-out”, but can bypass this by choosing the radio button for “Activation Code” and entering tob001 to access any of the courses below for free.

Treating Tobacco Dependence in Primary Care (Course Number 006) – This course provides clinicians with updated evaluation techniques as well as new therapies and pharmaceuticals in the treatment of Tobacco Dependence.

CME Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Expiration Date: 7/31/2017

Tobacco Dependence in Women (Course Number 009) – This course provides clinicians with evidence-based guidelines to be used in the treatment of women and pregnant women dependent on tobacco.

CME Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Expiration Date: 12/31/2016

Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking: An Emerging Trend (Course Number 033) – This course will give a public health overview of concerns, regulations, and statistics among youth or young adult populations at risk for disease associated with tobacco use.

CME Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Expiration Date: 12/31/2016

Tobacco Cessation: Facts, Fiction, and Urban Legends (Course Number 034) – This course offers an update on tobacco use and dependence with a focus on clinical facts, fiction, and myths of treating tobacco dependence which include Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), NRT and cardiac patients, as well as NRT and surgical patients.

CME Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Expiration Date: 12/31/2016

Nutrition, Weight Gain and Exercise in the Treatment of Tobacco Dependence (Course Number 040) – This course discusses ways in which tobacco treatment professionals can contribute to Healthy People 2020 objectives related to smoking cessation and obesity.

CME Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Expiration Date: 6/1/2017

A Brief Tobacco Intervention (Course Number 50) – This course provides information about Brief Tobacco Interventions in Primary Care, including CDC recommendations, pharmacology updates, and motivational interview techniques.

CME Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Expiration Date: 6/1/2018

Indian Health Service

Tobacco Free Living for People with Diabetes – Provides participants with an overview of commercial tobacco use among American Indian/Alaskan Native people. This session also reviews the associated risk with diabetes and heart disease as well as evidence-based approaches and resources that may enhance patient success toward tobacco-free living. Finally, this session will discuss the harms of exposure to second- and third-hand smoke, the use of the 5 A’s Model to help people successfully quit smoking, and the importance of encouraging patients and communities to abstain from tobacco use to support healthy living.

CE Credits: 1

Expiration Date: 06/13/2017

In order to obtain CE credits, the participant must view the full webinar recording HERE and then complete a quiz and evaluation of the covered content HERE.

Medscape

NOTE: To access free CME/CE through Medscape, you must sign-up for a free Medscape account. You will receive the prompt to do so prior to accessing your first activity.

Does Quitting “Cold Turkey” Bode Better for Smokers? – This article compares the success of quitting smoking by gradual versus abrupt means, based on a randomized controlled noninferiority trial and describes the clinical implications of findings from this randomized controlled noninferiority trial regarding the effects of gradual versus abrupt quitting on smoking cessation.

CE/CME Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits; 0.25 ANCC Contact Hours; 0.25 Knowledge-Based ACPE

Expiration Date: 4/13/2017

E-Cigarette Use for Smoking Cessation: Controversy Continues – This article evaluates the efficacy of electronic cigarettes as a means to reduce or eliminate conventional cigarette smoking and interprets recent recommendations from Public Health England regarding the use of electronic cigarettes as an aid to quit smoking.

CE/CME Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits; 0.25 ANCC Contact Hours; 0.25 Knowledge-Based ACPE

Expiration Date: 10/28/2016

Does Smoking Accelerate Disease Progression in MS? – This article describes the association of smoking after the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis with change in time to secondary progressive disease, based on a cross-sectional Swedish registry study; and determines the clinical implications of finding from this cross-sectional Swedish registry study regarding the association of smoking after the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis with change in time to secondary progressive disease.

CE/CME Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits; 0.25 AAFP Prescribed Credits; 0.25 ANCC Contact Hours

Expiration Date: 10/8/2016

E-Cigarette Use Linked to Tobacco Smoking in Teens – This article determines potential health concerns associated with electronic cigarette use and evaluates the effect of electronic cigarette use on incident use of combustible cigarettes among young adolescents.

CE/CME Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits; 0.25 ANCC Contact Hours; 0.25 Knowledge-Based ACPE

Expiration Date: 9/23/2016

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences – Learn on Demand

NOTE: These trainings are available for free to UAMS Learn on Demand members. Some costs may be associated with the trainings for individuals who are not members.

The Changing Landscape of Tobacco: E-cigarettes, E-hookahs, and More – This presentation discusses emerging trends in tobacco, including the introduction of various electronic smoking devices (ESD) and how those trends impact clean indoor air, social norms, and cessation efforts.

CE Credits: ANCC – One Contact Hour; CECH – 1 Credit Hour

Expiration Date: 6/15/2019

Tobacco’s Impact on Cardiovascular Health – This activity is intended to help healthcare professionals understand the hemodynamic effects of nicotine and review evidence supporting the link between smoking and endothelial injury, thrombosis, inflammation, diabetes, and atherogenesis. Additionally, this activity will discuss the association between tobacco and sudden death, stroke, aortic aneurysm, peripheral arterial disease, myocardial infarction, and heart failure.

CE Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit; ANCC – 1 Contact Hour, CECH – 1 Credit Hour

Expiration Date: 4/1/2019

Update on E-Cigarettes – This activity is intended to educate clinicians on the harmful effects of e-cigarettes and evidence-based strategies for talking with patients.

CE Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit; ANCC – 1 Contact Hour, CECH – 1 Credit Hour

Expiration Date: 4/1/2019

Pharmacology of Smoking Cessation – This activity is intended to educate healthcare providers about the pharmacology of smoking cessation.

CE Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit; ANCC – 1 Contact Hour, CECH – 1 Credit Hour

Expiration Date: 4/1/2019

University of California Schools of Medicine

UC Quits Series – This series includes eight modules designed to increase provider knowledge about why it is important to address tobacco and how to do so with their patients. Additionally, these modules seek to enable providers to give their patients brief counseling on tobacco cessation medications. While these modules were designed for UC California faculty, staff and students, they are also available to other healthcare professionals.

How to Talk with Patients about Smoking Cessation and Asthma – The purpose of this activity is to assist healthcare providers with helping smokers with asthma to quit.

CME Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Expiration Date: 7/27/2017

Tobacco Dependence Treatment & Behavioral Health – The purpose of this webinar is to provide mental health and substance use disorder professionals with the knowledge necessary to assess and treat tobacco dependence in smokers with co-occurring psychiatric and/or addictive disorders.

CME Credits: 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Expiration Date: 6/26/2017

How to Talk with Patients about Smoking Cessation and Substance Use Disorders – This webinar provides clinicians with practical tips and tools on how to address tobacco use with smokers with substance use disorders in an effort to close gaps in treatment.

CME Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Expiration Date: 1/31/2017

How to Talk with Patients about Smoking Cessation and Anxiety – This webinar addresses key strategies to help smokers with anxiety quit.

CME Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Expiration Date: July 27, 2017

How to Talk with Patients about Smoking Cessation and Depression – This webinar addresses key strategies to help smokers with depression quit.

CME Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Expiration Date: 7/27/2017

How to Talk with Patients about Smoking Cessation and Pregnancy – This webinar discusses the relationship between smoking during pregnancy and adverse health effects and offers strategies to help pregnant smokers quit.

CME Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Expiration Date: 7/27/2017

Tobacco Kills: Intervention and Policy Solutions in Addictions Treatment – This webinar discusses some of the reasons underlying the high prevalence of smoking among person in addiction treatment; the role of smoking in excess morality as well as premature mortality among persons who receive addiction treatment; how to improve approaches to addressing smoking in addiction treatment populations; how to identify the rate of quit attempts for persons in addiction treatment, and implement strategies for increasing quit attempts.

CME Credits: 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Expiration Date: 5/31/2017

Tobacco Cessation Coverage: Implementation of the Affordable Care Act in 2014 – This webinar explains major initiatives of the ACA to patients or colleagues as they relate to tobacco users; recommends tobacco cessation treatments covered for various populations; and how to implement changes to systems and practices that will help tobacco users quit and take advantage of new opportunities.

CME Credits: 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Expiration Date: 5/31/2017

What’s Smoking Got to Do with It? Improving the Health of Priority Populations by Treating Tobacco Use – This webinar explains how to identify tobacco use in patients who are members of a priority population and explain to them the risk factors of their continued tobacco use; how to develop strategies to attend to smoking in health priority populations; how to develop strategies to effectively treat health population patients for tobacco use; and how to screen clients in health priority population patients for tobacco use, and treat or refer them to treatment.

CME Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Expiration Date: 5/31/2017

Where’s the Justice? Tobacco Use and the Incarcerated – This webinar discusses how to improve identification of socio-cultural, political, and environmental factors that contribute to the high prevalence of smoking among justice-involved individuals; how to adapt for implementation in practice a tobacco cessation continuity-of-care program for justice-involved individuals that have been implemented in several states; and how to establish some of the processes for integrating tobacco cessation within justice-involved incarcerated settings and field-based supervised populations.

CME Credits: 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Expiration Date: 5/31/2017

Tobacco Cessation for Pregnant Women and Mothers: What Clinicians Should Know – This webinar discusses tobacco use among U.S. reproductive-age women, including pregnant women, and its relationship with maternal and infant outcomes; how to integrate tobacco use screening and counseling into routine care of reproductive-age women, particularly pregnant and postpartum others; how to provide appropriate pharmacotherapies for adult, pregnant, and lactating women; how to use, or provide to patients, kay national or state-level resources available for support.

CME Credits: 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Expiration Date: 5/31/2017

Commercial Tobacco Use and American Indian/Alaska Native People: Implementing Proven or Promising Interventions – This webinar discusses how to distinguish between traditional tobacco and commercial tobacco; how to demonstrate respect or tribal sovereignty and develop approaches to foster inclusive partnerships using sound public health; how to understand tobacco use practices and rates in Alaska; and how the Alaska Native Medical Center integrates tobacco cessation into their health system.

CME Credits: 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Expiration Date: 5/31/2017

Smoking and Dementia: Are You at Risk for Alzheimer’s? – This webinar applies enhanced understanding of Alzheimer’s to explain the magnitude of its prevalence and to counsel patients or colleagues on reducing the risks of developing late-life dementias; and how to counsel patients or colleagues about the vascular risks of smoking and the connection to developing late-life dementias and Alzheimer’s disease.

CME Credits: 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Expiration Date: 5/31/2017

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tobacco Use and Dependence: An Updated Review of Treatments – This activity is designed to improve learner competence in identifying effective interventions that can be offered during clinical/medical visits by increasing learner understanding of tobacco dependence as a chronic disease and providing instruction on how to initiate clinical interventions using the Brief Tobacco Intervention Model.

CME Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit; 1 ANCC Contact Hour

Expiration Date: 3/15/2017

In order to obtain CE credits, the participant must review the material in the activity, complete the post-test with a passing grade of 70%, and complete an evaluation of the activity.