2015 VAM: 2524 - E-cigarettes: What Do We Know?

This recording addresses the fact that many patients are switching to E-cigarettes as an alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes and/or using E-cigarettes as a smoking cessation tool. E-cigarettes are now a billion dollar industry and current trends suggest that they will out-sell traditional cigarettes by 2020.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™: 1.00
CE 1.00

Credit must be claimed by June 30, 2017.  Any credit request on or after July 1, 2017 will be subject to an administrative fee.

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Target Audience

Physicians
Allergists/Immunologists
Nurses
Nurse Practitioners
Allied Health Professionals

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the activity, participants will be able to:
1.  Describe mechanisms of e-cigarettes versus traditional cigarettes on airway/inflammatory responses
2.  Describe toxicity and prevalence of e-cigarette use in the community in comparison to traditional cigarettes
3.  Describe how e-cigarette products may target adolescents

Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 1.25 CE
    CE credit.
  • 1.25 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
11/29/2015
Course expires: 
06/30/2017
Cost:
$15.00
Dr. Robert Tarran, PhD, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
 
Dr. George T. O'Connor, MD, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
 
Dr. Chitra Dinakar, MD FAAAAI, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

Available Credit

  • 1.25 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 1.25 CE
    CE credit.
  • 1.25 CME
    CME credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/29/2015
Course expires: 
06/30/2017

Price

Cost:
$15.00
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