Vaping in School: Addressing the Nicotine Use Epidemic Among Middle and High School Youth
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Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
- Explain why normal brain development is disrupted with nicotine use leading to greater risk of nicotine dependency in children.
- Describe factors related to the rapid increase in the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems (E.N.D.S.) by youth.
- Recognize the growing variety of E.N.D.S. used by youth.
Laura Searcy, MN, APRN, PPCNP-BC: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center, Marietta, Ga.
Ms. Searcy has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- 1.00 Contact hours