Certified Tobacco Educator (CTE)

 

The Certified Tobacco Educator (CTE) credential recognizes healthcare professionals who provide tobacco prevention and cessation services to their clients. This new credential demonstrates to your clients, peers and supervisors that you have the competencies to provide comprehensive, evidence-informed care in tobacco. This new credential is based on two sets of competencies:

  • Foundational Health Education (i.e. how to teach and counsel)
  • Tobacco Education

 

Requirements to challenge the Certified Tobacco Educator (CTE) Exam

 

1   A degree or diploma in a health-related discipline, with a scope of practice that

     includes counselling.

 2   You must complete one of the following health education courses:

Alberta Health Services

Foundational Health Educator Workshop

Phone: 780 361-1381

Email: tru@albertahealthservices.ca

https://courses.albertaquits.ca/foundational-health-education

 

Manitoba Tobacco Reduction Alliance (MANTRA)

Foundational Health Education Workshop

Phone: 204 784-7030

Email: info@mantrainc.ca

www.mantrainc.ca

Pear Healthcare Solutions Inc.

Foundational Health Education Program

Phone: 416 236-9555

Email: hello@healthelearning.ca

www.healthelearning.ca

 

 

RespTrec©

c/o Lung Association of Saskatchewan

Chronic Disease Management

Educator Course

Phone: 306 343-9511

Email: info@resptrec.org

www.resptrec.org

 

The TEACH Project

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

Foundational Health Educator Workshop

Phone: 416 535-8501 ext. 31600

Email: teach@camh.ca

www.nicotinedependenceclinic.com

3   You must complete one of the following tobacco education programs:

Alberta Health Services

Alberta Quits Learning Series

(Online programming required: Tobacco Basics, Tobacco Cessation Pharmacology, Intensive Tobacco Interventions) plus

(In-person program required:

Tobacco Intervention Workshop)

Phone: 780 361-1381

Email: tru@albertahealthservices.ca

https://www.albertaquits.ca/learning/index

Manitoba Tobacco Reduction Alliance (MANTRA)

Tobacco Education Workshop

Phone: 204 784-7030

Email: info@mantrainc.ca

www.mantrainc.ca

Pear Healthcare Solutions Inc.

Tobacco Education Program

Phone: 416 236-9555

Email: hello@healthelearning.ca

www.healthelearning.ca

 

The TEACH Project

Centre for Addiction and
Mental Health (CAMH)

Core Course

Phone: 416 535-8501 ext. 31600

Email: teach@camh.ca

www.nicotinedependenceclinic.com

 

 

Additional comprehensive tobacco education training that meets the CNRC competencies may be considered. Contact CNRC directly to determine if your training qualifies.

 

NB     If you already have a current CNRC Credential, (i.e. CRE, CAE ,CCE), you are not

 required to take a foundational health education course, though it is still recommended.

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