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:
the Foundational Health Education Competencies
the Tobacco Education Competencies.
Requirements to challenge the Certified Tobacco Educator (CTE) Exam
1. You must have a degree or diploma in a recognized healthcare profession
that includes counselling within its scope of practice.
2. You must complete one of the following health education programs: