About CME

The Tobacco Outreach Education Program (TOEP) provides continuing medical education (CME) credits in ethics/professional responsibility to Texas physicians and other healthcare providers at no cost. Individuals looking to take tobacco cessation courses without obtaining CME credit are also welcome to view the materials.  Experts from MD Anderson Cancer Center have created this tobacco prevention/cessation course to help physicians counsel their patients on the benefits of smoking prevention and cessation and to provide exceptional evidence-based treatments for tobacco dependence.

Who is the target audience?

Texas physicians seeking CME credits (online or via DVD) for tobacco education or  health care professionals interested in the most current data on tobacco use in Texas and the United States.

How many hours of CME credit are available?

This tobacco cessation curriculum consists of two courses:  

Tobacco Cessation Course 1 has been designated by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center for 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  For more information about Course 1, please click here.

Tobacco Cessation Course 2 has been designated by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center for 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility. For more information about Course 2, please click here.


What is the cost?

The course is free to licensed Texas physicians and other healthcare professionals.


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Getting Started

Users can register or log in here.

Contact Information

Please address any questions to: lcwoerpel@mdanderson.org.