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Update on E-Cigarettes
Presenter: J. Gary Wheeler, MD
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Knowledge Gap: 
The purpose of this activity is to educate clinicians on the harmful effects of e-cigarettes and evidence-based strategies for talking with patients. 

Target Audience
The target audience includes all healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals who would like to learn about e-cigarettes and how it pertains to their respective profession.


Release and Expiration Dates
4/1/2016 - 4/1/2019


  1. Describe characteristics of electronic cigarettes and who is using them.
  2. Explain health effects of electronic cigarettes.
  3. Describe evidence-based strategies for talking with patients about electronic cigarettes.

Biographical Info
J. Gary Wheeler, MD is a Pediatric infectious disease specialist. He worked for Ark Children's Hosp. until 1991 and has been working for the Arkansas Dept. of Health since 2012. His current roles include medical directorship of infectious disease and tobacco control programs. Within infectious disease he has key roles in HAI, Ebola preparedness and immunization programs. 

Speaker Disclosures:
The planners, speakers, moderators, peer reviewers and /or panelists of this CE activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Kim Miller
Sarah Kinder
Susan Smith Dodson
Jordan Brazeal
Mark Jansen

J. Gary Wheeler, MD

Peer Reviewers: 
William Meaney, MD
Brion Patrick Pharmacist
Allison Sweeney Pharmacist
Kelly Urban, RN
Shana Wheat, SW
Jamie Wright, RN

Instructions to obtain credit:

1.       Launch the activity 
2.       Complete the pre-test 
3.       View the entire activity online 
4.       Complete the post-test 
           (must pass the post-test with a score of 80% to receive credit)
           You may retake the post-test if you do not receive a passing score.
5.       Complete Evaluation 
Print certificate or transcript (Available in the “My Profile” tab).


ANCC Accreditation Statement:
Center of Distance Health, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission of Accreditation

Learn OnDemand Contact Us:
For information regarding this educational activity or website, please contact

UAMS Center for Distance Health
4301 W. Markham #519
Little Rock, AR 72205
E-mail cdheducation@uams.edu 
Toll Free: 1-855-CDH-ED4U


ACCME Accreditation Statement: 
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


UAMS Office of Continuing Education 
4301 West Markham Street #525 
Little Rock, AR 72205 
Phone: 501-661-7962 Fax: 501-661-7968

Direct Provider Statement 
“UAMS College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”


Designation Statement 
The UAMS College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


Disclosure Policy statement
It is the policy of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all directly or jointly provided educational activities. All individuals who are in a position to control the content of the educational activity (course/activity directors, planning committee members, staff, teachers, or authors of CE) must disclose all relevant financial relationships they have with any commercial interest(s) as well as the nature of the relationship. Financial relationships of the individual’s spouse or partner must also be disclosed, if the nature of the relationship could influence the objectivity of the individual in a position to control the content of the CE. The ACCME describes relevant financial relationships as those in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest. Individuals who refuse to disclose will be disqualified from participation in the development, management, presentation, or evaluation of the CE activity.


Cost to receive credit
No cost to LOD Members.
$20 - Non LOD Members

Type:  Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
75 Registered Users
1 Hours> Non-Accredited

1 Credits> Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education> AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

1 Contact Hours> American Nurses Credentialing Center> ANCC

1 CECH, 1 CECH> National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. > CHES