Overview

This podcast will review the harms of tobacco products and discuss the growing popularity and dangers of non-cigarette tobacco products. Faculty will discuss the vaping associated lung injury and outline approaches that PCPs can use to help their patients with tobacco cessation. 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe how the use of other forms of tobacco besides cigarettes are becoming increasingly prevalent and how these are harmful to users
  • Review e-cigarette and vaping associated lung injury
  • Evaluate the current approaches for primary care providers to assist patients with tobacco use cessation
  • Identify pharmacologic aids for tobacco use cessation

Faculty

Michael Ong, MD, PhD

Professor in Residence
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and Fielding School of Public Health David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

 

Disclosures

The following financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty.

Michael Ong, M.D., Ph.D.

No relevant financial relationships disclosed.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 


CME/CE Information

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Designation Statement

Pri-Med Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For APRNs and PAs, AANPCB and NCCPA accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as the number of hours of participation (AANPCB) or as Category 1 CME credits (NCCPA).

Commercial Supporter

Not Applicable

Education Partner

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA 


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