Total Credits: 1 including 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)
** Please note this program was a part of the VOC 2023. You will not want to choose this program if you completed this individual program as part of the VOC 2023. **
• Learners will analyze the risk factors and harmful effects of vaping and smoking e-cigarettes in their patients.
• Learners will assess the impact of vaping on their patient’s overall health and well-being.
• Learners will diagnose and treat patients that have vaping-related symptoms, illnesses, or diseases.
• Learners will identify resources their patients can use to help with cessation.
• Learners will access and diagnose patients that have health-related conditions and issues caused by vaping.
• Learners will incorporate vaping resources and education into their practice to aid in prevention, screening, and treatment.
• Learners will improve their patient’s outcomes by educating, treating, and diagnosing vaping-related disorders.
Accreditation Statement: Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit(s) and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation.
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)ä. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Planning Disclosure: The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons Education Planning Committee has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.
Grievance Policy: All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance. Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee. All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt. If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, then they can then submit a complaint in writing to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.
|Handout - Sa7A) Dr. Laura E Crotty Alexander - Vaping Craze- Harm Reduction or Harm Induction (10.60 MB)
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Dr. Laura Crotty Alexander is an Associate Professor of Medicine at UC San Diego and is the Section Chief of Pulmonary Critical Care at the VA San Diego in California. She completed her undergraduate and medical education at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, before completing her residency in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She completed her Pulmonary Critical Care Fellowship training at Harvard in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Crotty Alexander then completed her postdoctoral research fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Disease at the University of California San Diego. Her research focuses on the health effects of e-cigarettes and molecular pathways in asthma and lung inflammation in general. Dr. Crotty Alexander is board certified in Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).
Dr. Crotty Alexander has studied the health effects of e-cigarettes and vaping since 2013, which remains the LCA lab's focus. She currently directs the first block of the UC San Diego School of Medicine and the Skaggs School of Pharmacy, and she has contributed to medical education in multiple ways. She created and ran the American Thoracic Society Resident Boot Camp.
In her free time, Dr. Crotty Alexander's hobbies include baking, reading, beekeeping, and traveling.
Dr. Crotty Alexander discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.