Vaping Danger to Lungs and Minds: Current Updates

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 09:00 AM until 10:00 AM
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Cost Range

Host And Instructor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Learning Network
Andrew C. Stone, MD, MPH
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Contact Hours: 1.00

Training Overview Description

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.

Event-specific Details

Upon completion of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Define the risk of lung injury in those who vape and purported mechanism of injury
  • Describe outcomes of young people who start vaping at a young age
  • Learn why vaping may be particularly dangerous for youth predisposed to addiction

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.

Continuing Education

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 Creditâ„¢ for physicians and 1.0 contact hour for addiction professionals, nurses, physician assistants, and psychologists.

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Current Updates