Toxicity of E-Cigarettes On Human Health
While often touted as less harmful than traditional smoking, use of electronic cigarettes is not without risks.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify potential toxins in e-cigarettes that contribute to lung injury.
- Discuss how e-cigarette use impacts risk for nicotine dependency.
- Describe key talking points from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that clinicians can use when counseling patients about e-cigarette use and related harms.
This course was issued in August 2020 and expires August 2023. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.