WEBINAR: 7th Annual Nicotine Dependence Conference/Webinar Series

7th Annual Nicotine
Conference/Webinar Series
by CHI St. Alexius Health &
Sanford Health – Bismarck
January 10 and 17, 2022
All times Central Standard Time

January 10
Tobacco, Electronic Cigarettes (ENDS) and the Latest Emerging Products
Heather Austin – 10 a.m. (2 hrs.)
• Learn the history and evolution of tobacco products from first mass production of cigarettes
in the U.S. to the high-tech products attracting our youth today.
• Learn how ENDS use affects the body, how ENDS affects emotional health and the dangers
these newest forms of tobacco present to our health. Explore prevalence data on vaping and
tobacco product use and discuss known risk factors for vaping use.
• Explain the importance of acknowledging youth vaping as a prevention priority.
• Recognizing the signs of use and the products so we can talk to our kids and prevent use.
• Learn how to frame conversations with youth to educate them on dangers and how to help
them to quit, if addicted.
• Learn about the latest products on the market, including the "stealth" products, what our
kids see in schools and learn how the "Industry" targets youth.
• Learn what is happening with tobacco prevention policies at the local state and national
level and learn how to create community and youth advocates

January 10
Lung Cancer Screening
Luke Roller, MD and John Watkins, MD – 12 p.m. (1 hr.)
• Understand the background behind lung cancer screenings.
• Review lung screening study results.
• Outline the Primary Care Provider’s role in the Clinical Practice Guidelines for Lung Cancer
• Discuss treatment options for screen-detected lung lesions.

January 17
Motivating a Smoker to Quit
VJ Sleight – 9 a.m. (2.5 hrs.)
• Practice building motivation for quitting.
• Assemble an action plan.
• Cite how to quit.
• Recognize how to prevent relapse

FREE to attend, registration required

CEUs: RN, RT, Dentist, Dental Hygienist, and MD

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Event Details

  • January 17, 2022
  • 09:00 AM to 11:30 AM

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Event Type

  • Virtual


  • North Dakota Department of Health & Human Services


  • North Dakota Department of Health & Human Services


  • Nursing
  • Quality
  • Public Health
  • Physicians
  • Office Manager

Organization Types

  • Public Health
  • Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
  • Healthcare Stakeholder Organization
  • Tertiary Hospital
  • Critical Access Hospital (CAH)
  • Rural Health Clinic (RHC)