E-cigarette Patient Conversations

How often do you discuss or ask your patients about e-cigarette use? Are your patients asking about e-cigarettes and cessation? This webinar explores the importance of having direct conversations about e-cigarettes and other types of tobacco producuts with every patient and how these conversations impact patient care. Gain recommendations and patient talking points for discussing e-cigarette safety and cessation. Recognize the impact liquid nicotine is having on adolscent nicotine poisonings and the pharmalogical effects of liquid nicotine. Learn what current scientific research examining e-cigarettes and cessation reveals and how you can utilize patient conversations and electronic health records to capture data within your health system.

Objectives

The objectives of this webinar are to enable physicians to:

  • Identify the importance of asking patients about e-cigs specifically
  • Be equipped with patient talking points & tips for reducing e-cig risk
  • Review FDA approved cessation methods
  • Increase understanding of the impact of nicotine on youth and fetal development
  • Recognize the scope of liquid nicotine poisonings in Minnesota
  • Understand the scientific landscape of e-cigs and cessation

Presenter

Pete Dehnel, MD
Physician Advocacy Network Medical Director

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To Receive Continuing Medical Education Credits

To receive your Continuing Medical Education Credits and your CME certificate, you must: view the activity material in its entirety and complete the post-evaluation.

Continuing Medical Education Credits

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Minnesota Medical Association and the Twin Cities Medial Society. The Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The Minnesota Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement
The members of the faculty and planning committee for this conference have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose related to the content of the CME activity. 

The duration of this webinar is 30 minutes. Recorded July, 2015.