2014-19: Teen Vaping on the Rise: Contributing Factors and What Nurses Need to Know

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2014-19:  Teen Vaping on the Rise: Contributing Factors and What Nurses Need to Know 

Using current evidence and treatment strategies, methods to combat teen vaping will be discussed. This presentation will arm PMH nurses with the necessary knowledge regarding vaping products and current trends in use to be able to educate teens to reduce possible harm and promote cessation of nicotine device use.

  Leigh Powers, DNP, MSN, MS, APRN, PMHNP-BC; Marie Smith-East, PhD Candidate, DNP, PMHNP-BC, EMT-B

Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  33 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

Learning Outcome:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify two tools available to assist prevention efforts related to teen vaping and experimentation.

Keywords:  Vaping, Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems, Adolescents

Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
0.5 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 33rd Annual Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2022

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