Respiratory Therapy: Nicotine Addiction: From Tobacco to E-Cigarettes
29.95
Online
Elective
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Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the history of smoking tobacco and smokeless tobacco products, including the types, compositions, healthcare costs, and health effects. 
  • Describe the development, component parts, and contents of e-cigarettes.• Explain the sales and marketing strategies of e-cigarette manufacturers in the United States. 
  • Identify research studies from national health organizations on the use and safety of e-cigarettes. 
  • Compare the advantages and disadvantages of e-cigarette use. 
  • Describe various case examples from federal and state organizations that illustrate the safety, harms, and benefits of e-cigarettes. 
  • Identify federal, state, and local regulations and restrictions of e-cigarette sales, access, and use. 
  • Describe the future of the tobacco industry, including new technologies for e-cigarettes. 
About the Author(s)
David W. Chang, EdD, RRT, CTTS, is a professor of cardio-respiratory care at the University of South Alabama and a certified tobacco treatment specialist. He has served on many committees and in many capacities at the American Association for Respiratory Care, the National Board for Respiratory Care, and the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care. Dr. Chang's special interests are in research and mechanical ventilation. In his spare time, Dr. Chang conducts an ongoing smoking cessation program at Victory Health Partners, which is a community health clinic for uninsured adults.
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Nicotine Addiction: From Tobacco to E-Cigarettes

29.95
Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the history of smoking tobacco and smokeless tobacco products, including the types, compositions, healthcare costs, and health effects. 
  • Describe the development, component parts, and contents of e-cigarettes.• Explain the sales and marketing strategies of e-cigarette manufacturers in the United States. 
  • Identify research studies from national health organizations on the use and safety of e-cigarettes. 
  • Compare the advantages and disadvantages of e-cigarette use. 
  • Describe various case examples from federal and state organizations that illustrate the safety, harms, and benefits of e-cigarettes. 
  • Identify federal, state, and local regulations and restrictions of e-cigarette sales, access, and use. 
  • Describe the future of the tobacco industry, including new technologies for e-cigarettes. 
About the Author(s)
David W. Chang, EdD, RRT, CTTS, is a professor of cardio-respiratory care at the University of South Alabama and a certified tobacco treatment specialist. He has served on many committees and in many capacities at the American Association for Respiratory Care, the National Board for Respiratory Care, and the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care. Dr. Chang's special interests are in research and mechanical ventilation. In his spare time, Dr. Chang conducts an ongoing smoking cessation program at Victory Health Partners, which is a community health clinic for uninsured adults.