TITLE: ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES AND THE CULTURE OF VAPING
COURSE FEE: Free
CREDITS: This continuing education activity is designated for 1 credit
AGD PACE SUBJECT CODE: 150 Substance Abuse | 158 Tobacco Cessation
MODE: Electronically Mediated | Live interactive webinar
SPEAKER: Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS (Bio below)
CE SUPPORTER: Perio Protect
AUDIENCE: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists, Dental Assistants
TECHNOLOGY REQUIRED: Mobile device, laptop or desktop with internet connection | Google Chrome Browser
the history of electronic cigarette use and the adverse consequences of our patients' oral and systemic health.
Dental clinicians are uniquely positioned as resources for their patients addicted to nicotine products that may lead to morbidity/mortality, and poor treatment outcomes. Electronic cigarettes were developed in 2003, and have quickly grown in popularity. The dental clinician will receive timely information regarding e-cigarette safety, prevalence of use, the culture of vaping, marketing, health care policy, nicotine addiction, and health implications.
Describe the history of electronic cigarettes.
State the prevalence of electronic cigarette use.
Understand known systemic and oral health implications.
Know the anatomy of electronic cigarettes and other ENDs (Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems).
Review how electronic cigarettes work.
Understand the culture of vaping.
About the Speaker:
Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS is the Chief Education Officer for Dental CE Academy administered by Virtual Dontics®. She completed dental school training at the University of California, San Francisco; during the height of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic. Dr. Roling is credited as an early pioneer of Teledentistry. Her clinical practice spans pediatrics to geriatrics. Previously an Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF; and Public Health Preceptor, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, Dr. Roling also held the position as Chief for the Office of Oral Health, Maricopa County, Department of Public Health where she administed the nation's largest pediatric oral health prevention programs for the third largest U.S. public health department. As a mobile dental provider, she commanded a large teledentistry practice to treat homebound geriatric patients. She is a recipient of the Pediatric Oral Health Access Program (POHAP) scholarship and provided dental services pro bono to at risk infants and foster children. She has completed certification through the American Dental Education Association in conjunction with the Academy of Academy Leadership and Institute for Allied Health Educators "Advances in Educational Methodology." In 2017 she was published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry, and in 2018 interviewed on National Public Radio.
Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure of Speaker: This course is supported by Perio Protect LLC. The Speaker, Dr. Roling is the Chief Education Officer and an employee of Dental CE Academy. She has not received an honorarium, and declares no financial relationship with Perio Protect, LLC.
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