On-line Education Teaches Physicians About E-Cigarettes. On this CME webcast, we’re going to be examining e-cigarettes, what they are, how they can affect one’s health, and what their role is in smoking cessation. Joining us today is pulmonologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Ohio State University, Dr. Joanna Tsai. And also, tobacco treatment specialist and pulmonary nurse practitioner from Ohio State, Gretchen Whitby.
View a video introduction of this webcast
What you’ll learn in this webcast
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: UNDERSTAND what an e-cigarette is and what it is composed of; IDENTIFY potential risks with e-cigarette use; LIST two pros and two cons of e-cigarette usage for current e-cigarette users ; and DESCRIBE two reasons to recommend FDA approved smoking cessation medications over e-cigarette usage to help your patients quit.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- E-cigarettes and vaping
- Nicotine and breast milk
- Nicotine poisoning
- E-cigarettes and home oxygen use
- E-cigarette use in public areas
- Diacetyl and e-cigarettes
- Medications used in tobacco treatment
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