Vaping: A Viable Alternative or Danger in the Air?

  • Friday 1/27/2023
  • Time: 9:00 - 11:00 am
  • Course Code: 412RL
  • Cost: $75
  • Room Location: BCEC Room 205 C
  • Credits: 2 CE Hours
Jamie Collins, RDH is a clinical practicing hygienist and has been in the dental field for nearly 20 years, both as an assistant and hygienist. In addition to clinical practice Jamie is also an educator, has contributed to multiple textbooks and curriculum development, and contributes as a key opinion leader.

The popularity of vaping among all ages is on the rise, often with unregulated products. The market is catering to the younger generation creating users at an epidemic rate, marketing appealing and concealing devices and flavors. Few studies and long-term effects are widely unknown, education and screening patients is a key element in any dental practice. Attendees will learn the dangers, and impacts on the oral and systemic health conditions, leaving with the knowledge to discuss vaping with patients. 

After this course attendees will be able to:
  • Review the effects on the body of vaping
  • Identify common ingredients in vaping devices
  • Introduce conditions and risk that can be associated with vaping devices and review effects on the body
  • Discuss most recent studies related to vaping dangers
  • Compare recommendation options that may be utilized to discuss dangers with patients and alternatives
Recommended Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist, Office, Technician

The GC America Inc. grant has been applied to this course.

Course Grants logo