American Psychiatric Association (APA): Tobacco & Nicotine Curricula with FREE CME

Learn about various aspects of treating tobacco use disorders, including clinical, training, and policy considerations. As new topics emerge, more resources and information will be added to this page. The resources cover topics from the APA Work Group on Tobacco Use Disorders with the Council on Addiction Psychiatry, training, practice/clinical, reimbursement and legal issues from leading psychiatrists. Drs. Andy Saxon, Jill Williams and John Fromson provide new content in addition to previous content from Drs. Smita Das, Steve Schroeder and others. Create an online APA account to access the course catalog and read more on their site

Motivational InterviewingThe APA designates this enduring CME activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Updates in Treating Tobacco Use Disorder: The APA designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Treatment of Tobacco in Primary CareAmerican Academy of Addiction Psychiatry designates this performance improvement activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Update on Treatment of Tobacco Use Disorder: The APA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 (one) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.


Smoking Cessation for Persons with Serious Mental Illness

The presentation will cover the science of how cigarette smoking injures personal health, the epidemiology of smoking, what therapies can assist smokers to quit, and special issues regarding smokers with behavioral health conditions. It will also review what is known about the emerging issues of vaping and health and COVID-19 and smoking. Free

  • Credits CME:1.0, NCPD:1.0, Psychology CE:1.0, Social Work CE:1.0, Participation:1.0






Treating Patients with Substance Use Disorders Who Are Also Tobacco Users: Performance in Practice and SA Activity

This activity is designed to improve the competence, performance, and patient outcomes of physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners and other health care professionals. Learners will determine individual practice gaps and address them through a performance improvement plan. Learners will assess and evaluate performance techniques used in their practices. from American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) Catalog

AAAP Member: Free

Non-AAAP Member: $350

20 CME Credits

20 Nursing Credits

20 PA-CME Credits

20 IPCE Credits

20 Other Professionals Credits

8 ABPN-MOC-2 (Self-Assessment) Credits

20 ABPN-MOC-4 Credits