Self-Paced Courses

Earn CMEs and increase your tobacco treatment knowledge by participating in free self-paced courses. Course offerings on a variety of topics are available. Sign up for our e-newsletter to be notified when additional courses are added.

Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems – What You Need to Know About Vaping: 

1.0 Hour of CME Available

This course is designed to address Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS). There are four different modules that each focus on different aspects on ENDS. This course consists of an overview of ENDS products, the factors that contributed to the growth of ENDS use among young people, the evolution of products and the recent flavor restrictions. You will also learn about tools for treatment for youth who use ENDS and the potential benefits of transitioning to an ENDS device.

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The Health Burdens of Tobacco and Nicotine Use:

0.5 Hours of CME Available

The course is designed to address the health burdens of tobacco and nicotine use. There are four different modules that each focus on the health burdens of a different tobacco product.

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Tobacco Products, Prevalence, Burden and Environmental Factors:

0.5 Hours of CME Available

This course uses interactive activities and quizzes to provide a thorough introduction to the topic. In this course you will meet several characters that will introduce you tobacco products, prevalence of use, tobacco’s burden on specific populations and environment factors that contribute to use.

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Tobacco Treatment Medications:

The Training and Education Program offers two half-hour online courses about tobacco treatment medications. By completing both courses, participants can earn one hour of free CMEs.

1: Increasing Quit Success Using Tobacco Treatment Medications (0.5 Hours of CME Available)

Disclaimer – Since the inception of this video, there has been a brand shift from the Maine Tobacco Help Line to the Maine QuitLink. Any references regarding the Maine Tobacco Help Line are referring to the Maine QuitLink. We are currently working on updates.

This course uses videos and quizzes to provide a thorough introduction to the topic. It follows two patients who want to use medications to quit, outlining prescription considerations, proper usage, contraindications and side effects.

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2: Tobacco Treatment Medications – Myths vs. Facts (0.5 Hours of CME Available)
This course examines several myths – false or outdated beliefs – about tobacco treatment medications. Using quizzes, vignettes and interactive activities, the course provides factual information, including how you can apply it when working with clients or patients.

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