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Lung Disease and E-Cigarettes

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While often touted as less harmful than traditional smoking, electronic cigarette use is not without risks.

After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Identify potential toxins in e-cigarettes that contribute to lung injury.
  2. Discuss how e-cigarette use contributes to risk for nicotine dependency.
  3. Describe key talking points from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that dental professionals can use when counseling patients about e-cigarette use and related harms.

This course was issued in May 2020 and expires May 2023. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.


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