This module is intended for public use. 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the epidemiology of nicotine use in the general population and in persons with opioid use disorder (OUD)
  • Evaluate the ways in which policies, programs, and interventions reduce the harmful effects associated with nicotine use.
  • Recognize the various types of evidence-based screening tools and care management strategies for nicotine use.
  • Compare strategies for addressing nicotine use in patients receiving treatment for OUD.
  • Understand how nicotine harm reduction strategies can be utilized within opioid treatment programs.


Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and HealthHIV

Estimated time to complete activity: 30 minutes 
Audience: Providers
Credits Available: AMA, AAPA, ANCC, ASWB, ACPE, CPH 
UAN# 16665-EJ-50
Activity Release Date: November 30, 2021
Expiration Date: February 9, 2024