Tobacco Cessation Programs in Substance Use Disorder Treatment Settings

$5.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Beginning

IAODAPCA CE Credit for Counselor I or II, Preventionist I or II, CARS I or II, CODP I or II, PCGC II, CCJP II, CAAP I, CRSS I or II, CPRS I or II, MAATP I or II, CFPP II, CVSS II

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CE Course Description

Cigarette smoking is very common among people with substance use problems. This CE course is meant to help implement a tobacco cessation program for clients in SUD treatment and beyond.

Author:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.  Implementing Tobacco Cessation Programs in Substance Use Disorder Treatment Settings: A Quick Guide for Program Directors and Clinicians.  HHS Publication No. SMA18-5069QG.  Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2018.

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CE Course Objectives

  1. Name two forms of tobacco cessation interventions that increase tobacco abstinence.
  2. Explain how smoking interacts with relapse to substance use.
  3. Provide three over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapies that have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for smoking cessation.
  4. Identify how soon after quitting smoking the chance of having a heart attack begins to decrease.
  5. Summarize a technique that can be useful for smokers who are not ready to quit or who are ambivalent about quitting.

CE Outline with Main Points 

  1. Why Combine Smoking Cessation and Substance Use Disorder Treatment?
  2. Call to Action
  3. Overview of the Problem
  4. Benefits of Tobacco Cessation
  5. Benefits of a Tobacco-Free Workplace
  6. Implementation of Tobacco Cessation Treatment
  7. Implementation of a Tobacco-Free Environment
  8. Additional Implementation Tips

ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.


CAADE Approval

This course is CAADE approved.


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Added On: 08/01/2018

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