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The IU School of Medicine team, in partnership with the Indiana State Department of Health, invites you to participate in the new Indiana Teen Vaping TeleECHO Clinic to learn more about the management of vaping/e-cigarette use and related conditions in adolescents.  The series is open to all clinicians, healthcare workers, recovery coaches, or other youth-serving professionals in the state of Indiana.  The goal of this free series is provide support and promote increased clinical competence in treating adolescents who use e-cigarettes and other vaping devices so that patients across the state can receive the treatment they need in their home communities.

Using Zoom videoconferencing technology, Indiana Teen Vaping ECHO community participants in a virtual learning network with a multidisciplinary team of specialists from behavioral health, adolescent medicine, social work, pharmacy, pulmonology, cardiothoracic surgery, tobacco cessation, education, law and public health.  This series will be held Mondays, 8:00-9:30am EST, weekly from August 3 through November 2.  In each 90-min session, the panel and other participants will provide mentorship and share their expertise via brief lectures and discussion of 1-2 deidentified patient cases submitted by participants.

Participants will receive free CE/CME credits for each session attended.  Sessions have been approved for physician (AMA PRA Category).  The series curriculum is as follows:

8/3/2020             Screening, Diagnosing and Monitoring for Vaping / E-Cigarette

8/10/2020           Latest Trends on Teen Vaping

8/17/2020           THC & Vaping

8/24/2020           Brain Effects of Vaping / Nicotine Use

8/31/2020          Vaping-Associated Pulmonary Injury/E-cigarette Lung Injury (VALI /EVALI)

9/14/2020           Pharmacological Interventions for SUD  (including nicotine)

9/21/2020           Indiana Statewide Nicotine/Tobacco Cessation Programs and Resources

9/28/2020           Motivational Interviewing/Brief Motivational Interventions

10/5/2020           Behavioral / Non-Pharmacological Interventions for Nicotine Use

10/12/2020         Legal Considerations Related to Teen Vaping/E-Cigarette Use

10/19/2020         Nicotine Replacement Therapies for Vaping/E-Cigarette Use

10/26/2020         Addressing Caregiver Nicotine Use

11/2/2020           Adolescent Vaping in School

To learn more about the ECHO model, please take a moment to view a short video at https://echo.iu.edu/

We hope you will join in order to improve services to address teen vaping in your community — helping Hoosiers get the care they need, when and where they need it.

Click here to register  -Please share this with colleagues but hurry to register as space is limited.