E-cigarette Summit: What Adult Allies of Youth Can Do - 2021 Updates and New Tools (Live Webinar)

Dec 7, 2021 Other Public Health

E-cigarette Summit: What Adult Allies of Youth Can Do - 2021 Updates and New Tools (Live Webinar)

Description

Join other professionals who work in educational or healthcare settings as we explore the latest on the epidemic of tobacco use (via e-cigarettes and other emerging tobacco products) among school-aged youth. Learn how to effectively engage with and impact the behavior of school-aged youth related to tobacco prevention and cessation.

This continuing education program is supported by a health equity grant from Public Health Region 2 of the NC Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch via the Henderson County Department of Public Health.

By registering for this webinar, you are granting permission for your contact information to be shared with Region 2 of the NC Tobacco Prevention & Control which is a supporting partner of this continuing education activity.

Supported by a health equity grant from Region 2 of the NC Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch via the Henderson County Department of Public Health.
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Target Audience

Educators, School Administrators & Staff, including School Nurses; Behavioral Healthcare Providers; and other Pediatric Healthcare Providers

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Relay the alarming increase of e-cigarette use among youth and take action to stem this public health emergency.
  • Identify and discuss e-cigarettes, other emerging inhaled products, their toxic ingredients, and frequent additives of concern.
  • Cite the components and variety of e-cigarettes/e-cigarette liquids and relate the available evidence indicating that vaping is harmful.
  • Identify factors that make adolescents/youth a susceptible population to e-cigarette use and nicotine addiction.
  • Discuss the impact of substances being used in e-cigarettes and other vaping products.
  • Relate approaches to discussing vaping with teens and discuss tobacco treatment strategies for young people.
  • Implement evidence-based e-cigarette education to provide accurate info, promote media literacy and teach refusal skills to youth.

Faculty

  • Karen E. Caldwell, MS
  • Stephanie Gans, LCAS, MSW, NCTTP
  • Jim D. Martin, MS
  • Jackie Oleszewski, MS
  • Meghan E. Rebuli, PhD
  • Jessica A. Richter, BS

Sessions

E-cigarette Summit | Live Webinar
12/7 1:00 PM–4:15 PM

Credits

.300 CEU

The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.3 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

3.000 Contact Hours

MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 3.0 Contact Hours.

Fees

$30.00 Registration Fee
Applies 12/1/21–12/7/21
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