Welcome to the
Breathe Easy NC: Becoming Tobacco Free 1-Day Training!
November 17, 2021, 12:00pm-5:00pm
Prerequisite Coursework: Video Modules and Readings

Please watch the video modules below BEFORE the virtual class session on November 17. Slidesets (PDF) are provided as a resource below the videos. Research articles are suggested as further reading on selected topics but are not required for full CME credit.


Prerequisite video modules contain important foundational material that will prepare you for the live session. This video content is included in the total CME credit calculation (8.75 hours) and will NOT be reviewed during the live sessions. Viewing these videos will maximize the impact of your time during our live sessions with our presenters and consultants.

This site is best viewed on a computer or tablet, not a mobile device.

Please contact Duke-UNC TTS with any questions about this course. We look forward to learning together on November 17!

Module 1: Why Here? Why This? Why Now? (30 min.)

Steph Gans, LCAS, LCSWA, Tobacco Treatment Specialist, NC Division of Public Health

Module 3: Pharmacotherapy Agents (1hr 35 min.)
​James Davis, MD, Director, Duke Smoking Cessation Program
Module 8: The Roadmap to Successful Change (30 min.)

Kim Bayha, CTTS, Tobacco Control Program Supervisor, Mecklenburg County Public Health

Carleen Crawford, TTS, Regional Tobacco Control Manager, Mecklenburg County Public Health

Virtual Session Agenda
Welcome and introductions
Sally Herndon
An Ethical Approach to Tobacco Treatment in Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Settings
Panel Discussion
Tobacco Free Policy –The Roadmap Demystified: An Interactive Session
Carleen Crawford and Kim Bayha
Deeper Dive into What Works: Integrating Policy and Treatment in Diverse Behavioral Health Settings
Steph Gans
How QuitlineNC Works/How to do Referrals to QuitlineNC
Joyce Swetlick
Bringing it All Back Home
Breathe Easy NC training planning committee
Summary and Conclusion
Sally Herndon and Jennifer Greyber (Duke-UNC TTS)
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Virtual Session Zoom Link

Please use the link below to join the Zoom session on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 12:00pm. We will open the meeting at 11:45am and will begin promptly at 12:00pm ET.

Virtual Session Recording

The virtual session course recording is solely for use by course participants. Please do not share the link to this recording. Thank you!

CME Credit

Within one week of the course completion date, participants will receive an email from Duke CME with instructions to retrieve CME certificates. Please refer to your participant orientation guide (sent by email) for detailed instructions on how to set up a OneLink account to access the Duke CME system and claim your credit.

Participants who complete this training and register for Continuing Medical Education will receive up to 7.5 hours of CME. CME credits are applicable to physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, psychologists, social workers, nurses, educators, and others. If you have questions about whether your licensing board accepts our course for credit, please inquire with that board before completing the course.

In support of improving patient care, Duke University Health System Clinical Education & Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.