Tobacco and Oral Health

Pittsburgh, PA US
November 25, 2020

The purpose of this program is to provide education to the case management staff regarding the effects of tobacco and vaping on oral health.  

Time

Content

Presenter

12:00pm to 12:20pm

History of nicotine, types of nicotine products, impact of nicotine on overall health and wellness

Christina Stephenson/ Barb Hammerschmitt  

12:20pm to 12:40pm

Withdrawal signs and symptoms associated with nicotine, and effects upon oral health

Christina Stephenson/ Barb Hammerschmitt  

12:40pm to 1:00pm

Background of E-cigarettes, review of vaping devices, future of vaping

Christina Stephenson/ Barb Hammerschmitt  

Target Audience

RNs / SW / Health Coaches / Dieticians

Learning Objectives

1.  Discuss the history of tobacco

2.  Describe the effects of tobacco upon oral health and wellness

3.  Explain the history of vaping and E-cigarettes

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
11/18/2020
Course expires: 
12/18/2020
Event starts: 
11/25/2020 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
11/25/2020 - 1:00pm

Time

Content

Presenter

12:00pm to 12:20pm

History of nicotine, types of nicotine products, impact of nicotine on overall health and wellness

Christina Stephenson/ Barb Hammerschmitt  

12:20pm to 12:40pm

Withdrawal signs and symptoms associated with nicotine, and effects upon oral health

Christina Stephenson/ Barb Hammerschmitt  

12:40pm to 1:00pm

Background of E-cigarettes, review of vaping devices, future of vaping

Christina Stephenson/ Barb Hammerschmitt  

UPMC Health Plan
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States

Barb Hammerschmitt   PHDHP, MPH   UPMC For You PHDHP 

Graduated from University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1982.  Barb obtained a Masters in Public Health from University of Pgh in 1987.  She has been practicing dental hgyiene in various settings throughout the past 35 years. 

 

Christina Stephenson,  PHDHP, BSDH, RDH    UPMC FOR YOU - PHDHP

Graduated from  The University of Pittsburgh Dental Hygiene program in 1999.  Christina has been a licensed registered dental hygienist for a little over 20 years. The first 18 years of her career were spent practicing as a clinical dental hygienist in general practice, the last 10 years were working in a pediatric dental office.   She has  recently graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from The University of Pittsburgh.  

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

CCM CE will be provided:  1 CE and sent from UPMC Health Plan nurse planner

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
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