Vaping in School: Addressing the Nicotine Use Epidemic Among Middle and High School Youth

Introduction:

This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post test will be awarded 1.0 NAPNAP contact hour, of which 0 is pharmacology.

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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • 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.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
Course opens: 
05/13/2019
Course expires: 
06/30/2021
Cost:
$20.00
Rating: 
0

Laura Searcy, MN, APRN, PPCNP-BC: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center, Marietta, Ga.

 

FACULTY DISCLOSURES:

 

 Ms. Searcy has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/13/2019
Course expires: 
06/30/2021

Price

Cost:
$20.00
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