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Credit Hours: CME 0.75

Target Audience:

This activity is directed to physicians who take care of hospitalized children, medical students, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants working in the emergency room, intensive care unit, or hospital wards.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review the Epidemiology of Vaping Related Lung Injury
  • Review the presentation and workup for patients with Vaping Related Lung Injury
  • Review the treatments for patients with Vaping Related Lung Injury
    There is no educational content to this course. This course is designed to only administer the post-test and collect CME evaluations for the podcast associated with this training.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Surgeon General’s advisory on e-cigarette use among youth. Washington, DC: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Surgeon General, 2018
  2. Villante AC, et al. Use of flavored tobacco products among U.S. youth and adults; findings from the first wave of the PATH Study (2013-2014).
  3. Agustin M, Yamamoto M, Cabrera F, Eusebio R. Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage Induced by Vaping. Case Rep Pulmonol. 2018 Jun 7;2018:9724530. doi: 10.1155/2018/9724530. PubMed PMID: 29984031; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6011163.
  4. Henry TS et al. Imaging of Vaping-Associated Lung Disease. NEJM 2019, E-publication pending print.
  5. Layden JE et al. Pulmonary illness related to E-cigarette use in Illinois and Wisconsin – Preliminary report. NEJM September 2019.
  6. Davidson K et al. Outbreak of electronic-cigarette-associated acute lipoid pneumonia – North Carolina, July-August 2019. MMWR Volume 68

Joshua Shulman, MD — Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Tony R. Tarchichi MD — Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC.) Paul C . Gaffney Diagnostic Referral Group
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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