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Smoke is Still No Joke: The Impact of Tobacco on Kids and How to Prevent It

April 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

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Pediatric Grand Rounds
Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Harless Auditorium – Ground Floor

April 20, 2018
8:00 am – 9:00 am

Timothy Lefeber, MDTimothy Lefeber, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
West Virginia University School of Medicine

 

 

 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe tobacco harms, especially as it affects the pediatric population.
  2. Identify effective prevention strategies to lessen the impact of second and third hand smoke on the pediatric population.
  3. Explain role and responsibilities of pediatric providers in addressing tobacco harms, prevention and treatment with their patients and their families.
  4. Describe effective interventions and resources available to pediatric providers to help them address smoking by parents and caregivers of their patients.

This presentation will discuss the important role the pediatric provider plays in helping parents and caregivers understand the harmful effects of second and third hand smoke on babies and young children. Integrating effective practices into existing pediatric systems of care will be highlighted.

CME: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Office of CME designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

GR Objectives: The participants will be able to 1) better understand basic and clinical aspects of a pediatric practice; 2) utilize better methods to come to a specific diagnosis; and 3) recognize various conventional and advanced techniques treatment of children.

Please contact Debra Chapman by calling 304-691-1374 or e-mailing dchapman@marshall.edu if you have any questions.

Details

Date:
April 20, 2018
Time:
8:00 am - 9:00 am

Organizer

Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Email:
dchapman@marshall.edu

To learn more about perinatal outreach education opportunities, contact Shauna Lively, Perinatal Outreach Education Director, at (304) 516-1083 or shauna.lively@wvperinatal.org.