The Impact of Electronic Cigarettes in Youth and Young Adults

Des Moines, IA US
February 26, 2015

Target Audience

Cardiovascular pediatricians, pediatricians, anesthesiologist, radiologists, emergency medicine, primary care physicians, residents, medical students, nurses, ancillary staff and allied health professionals who are involved in the management of pediatric patients.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify electronic cigarettes and discuss their mechanics.
  2. Discuss the health impacts associated with electronic cigarettes.
  3. Review the public health impact of electronic cigarettes.


Lorene Mein, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner, Mercy Clinics, Inc. Des Moines, IA

Beth Turner, MA, CHES
Manager, Tobacco Control, American Lung Association, Des Moines, IA

Case Moderator

Elaine Walter, RN, BSN, CPN
Mercy Children's Hospital and Clinics


Speaker(s) will disclose to attendees the nature of any financial relationships they have with the commercial firms providing support as well as the commercial manufacturers of products and/or the providers of services discussed in their presentations. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Continuing Education Credit

  • DO: Des Moines University is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this live activity for 1.0 Category 2-A CME credit(s).
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/26/2015 - 12:00pm CST
Event ends: 
02/26/2015 - 1:00pm CST
Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
East Auditorium
1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A


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