- Thursday, September 17
- 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
E-cigarettes were first introduced to the U.S. market in 2007, essentially to help smokers stop smoking tobacco-based cigarettes. There is some evidence that, for some adults, it may 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 U.S. teen population. The FDA and AAP have addressed the concerns surrounding e-cigarettes and vaping in both regulations and policy statements. Join this discussion of the latest evidence, potential benefits, and public health concerns regarding e-cigarettes and vaping.
Describe the history of e-cigarettes and vaping
Recognize the design and ingredients of e-cigarettes and vaping devices
List 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