This session will review the medical literature describing the dangers of the current vaping epidemic. Evidence and outcomes for acute lung injury associated with vaping will be discussed. The vaping epidemic in youth with resultant nicotine dependence and addiction will be described as well as the concerns for the long-term health of those who have started vaping as children / teenagers.
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About the Speaker
Andrew C. Stone, MD, MPH
Consultant in Addiction Medicine,
Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine,
The Eleanor Slater Hospital / RI BHDDH
Dr. Stone is a Consultant in Addiction Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Pulmonary Medicine at Eleanor Slater Hospital / RI BHDDH. He volunteers at the RI Free Clinic providing free primary care to the uninsured and has presented nationally and internationally on physician health outcomes in the context of addiction. His work has been presented at national conferences and published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence and Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. He completed his undergraduate degree at Johns Hopkins University, Masters in Public Health from Columbia University, and completed medical school at the University of Vermont College.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education (NACCME). NACCME is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
NACCME designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for physicians and 1.0 contact hour for addiction professionals, nurses, physician assistants, and psychologists.
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