Course Summary

Practice Level: Intermediate

Although conventional cigarette smoking has declined markedly over the past several decades among youth and young adults in the United States, there have been substantial increases in the use of emerging tobacco products among these populations in recent years . Among these increases has been a dramatic rise in electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use among youth and young adults. It is crucial that the progress made in reducing cigarette smoking among youth and young adults not be compromised by the initiation and use of e-cigarettes. This course focuses on the history, epidemiology, and health effects of e-cigarette use among youth and young adults.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF) and a practice test. When you’re ready, purchase the course by clicking the “Add To Cart” or “Enroll” button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the history of e-cigarettes
  • Explain why flavors are added to e-cigarettes
  • Describe federal regulation of e-cigarettes

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Historical Background
  • The E-Cigarette
  • E-Cigarette Companies
  • Federal Regulation
  • Summary


Surgeon General of the United States

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