The American Lung Association’s Tobacco Basics is a free one-hour online course that includes five online learning modules designed to lay the foundation in understanding the toll of tobacco use in the U.S.  

In this course participants will learn:

  • The difference between tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and vaping devices
  • The effects of tobacco use on the human body and brain
  • Nicotine dependence and why quitting is so challenging
  • Proven policies that protect public health from the toll of tobacco
  • Programs available to help all tobacco users successfully quit for good 

For more then 115 years, the American Lung Association has been the champion of healthy lungs and healthy air. Today, our work is more important than ever.

Continuing Education Credit

This training is nationally accredited for continuing education credit and/or contact hours for respiratory therapists and physicians. Other licensed healthcare providers may claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity, as applicable to their state licensure requirements

  • This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC)
  • This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the New Mexico Medical Society (NMMS) through the joint providership of the Greater Albuquerque Medical Association and The American Lung Association. The Greater Albuquerque Medical Association is accredited by the NMMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  GAMA designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 hour AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.   Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Page last updated: August 22, 2023

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