- Wednesday, October 30
- 1:55 PM - 2:55 PM
e-Cigarettes were 1st introduced to the US market in 2007, essentially to help smokers stop smoking tobacco-based cigarettes. There is some evidence that, for some adults, it may be beneficial to assist with smoking cessation. However, the use of e-Cigarettes and vaping (referred to as ENDS - electronic nicotine delivery systems), has increased significantly, specifically in the US teen population. The FDA and AAP have addressed the concerns surrounding e-Cigarettes and vaping in both regulations and policy statements. Join us as we discuss the latest evidence, potential benefits, and public health concerns regarding e-Cigarettes and vaping.
Discuss the history of e-Cigarettes and Vaping
Discuss the design and ingredients of e-Cigarettes and Vaping devices
Discuss current evidence as it pertains to potential benefits, public health concerns, implication for health policy and best practice of these devices for primary care providers