Online Program

Vaping as a Pediatric Crisis A Pediatrician Perspective



Cost: $ 15.00

Contact Hours 1.0


After viewing this program, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe how vaping impacts middle and high school students’ health. 
  • Describe how vaping impacts students at their schools. 
  • Explain current best practices for supporting students seeking to reduce nicotine use. 
  • Will increase motivation to learn more about nicotine addiction strategies in youth. 



Dr. Jonathan Winickoff, MD, MPH, FAAP, is a Board-certified pediatrician at Mass General Hospital in Boston, MA. He graduated from Yale University, Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health. He did post-doctoral work at Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center and also had a Fellowship in Health Services Research. He serves as a Professor at Harvard Medical School in pediatrics. He has been an ardent researcher in the field of tobacco cessation for children and adolescents for many years. Dr. Winickoff has written many publications on this topic and has recently presented to Congress on behalf of the American Academy of Pediatrics in July 2019 “Examining JUUL’s Role in the Youth Nicotine Epidemic” and speaks nationally and internationally as well. He continues to be instrumental in the development and policy implementation for raising the age of tobacco purchases to 21.

Presenter Disclosure Statement:

The planners of this educational activity have no conflict of interest to declare. The speakers have no conflict of interest to declare unless otherwise indicated prior to their presentations.

Continuing Education Information:

Northeastern University School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurse Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

DESE Provider Number   2019U0003

Participants successfully completing this program will receive a statement of credit for contact hours. Statements of Credit may be printed on-line after successful completion of the learning assessment.

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