Worried about Teens in Your Practice Vaping? Ohio AAP Can Help!

The Ohio Department of Health issued an updated health alert this week. Gov. DeWine announced his support of a legislative ban on flavored vaping products and devices. Ohio AAP has upcoming trainings, QI programs and educational resources that we are asking you to share with your patients and families in the office and on social media.

Ohio AAP Resources for You!

Regional Adolescent Vaping Trainings-Developed in partnership with CVS Health, Ohio AAP will train healthcare providers on how to screen adolescents for e-cigarette use and discuss intervention tactics. Participants will receive tools and educational resources. Earn 5 CME/MOC Part II Points.

  • Northeast Ohio (Akron) – Oct. 11, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    • Akron Children’s Hospital, Considine Auditorium, 215 W Bowery Street, Akron, OH 44308
  • Central Ohio (Columbus) – Oct. 18, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    • Columbus Metropolitan Main Library, 96 S. Grant Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215
  • Northwest Ohio (Toledo) – Nov. 13, 7:30 a.m. – noon
    • Toledo Children’s Hospital, Kellermeyer Auditorium, 2109 Hughes Drive, Toledo, OH 43606
  • Southwest Ohio (Dayton) – Nov. 15, 1 – 4 p.m.
    • Dayton Children’s Hospital, 1 Children’s Plaza, Dayton, OH 45404

Register for Regional Trainings

What Can You Do Long-term?

Join our Smoke Free Families Quality Improvement Learning Collaborative-Transform your practice, earn MOC IV credit, and impact modifiable risk factors to promote long-term health and reduce infant mortality risk for your patients! Space is limited so register NOW!

Receive $1000 in family resources, hands-on coaching and BRAND NEW vaping resources to address this emergent issue in practice today!

Contact Program Manager Hayley Southworth at hsouthworth@ohioaap.org for more information.

Enroll in Smoke Free Families

Social Media Toolkit

Share these messages with your patients and families on your website and social media platforms. Click to tweet function allows for you click the links below and the tweets will populate directly into your account. You can copy and paste them into all of your social media accounts:

Vaping Safety

Vaping is not safe, it has serious health consequences! @Ohpediatricians created a powerful resource for teens and parents for a quick fact check on the risks of vaping and how to quit today. #vapingban http://tiny.cc/vwvtdz

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Regional Vaping Trainings

@ohpediatricians, in partnership with @CVShealth is spreading the word across #Ohio on how to prevent vaping, how to talk to teens and help patients who are already hooked. Click here to register at a location near you: http://ohioaap.org/adolescentecigregional/ #vapingban

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Vaping Rewires Your Brain

1 Juul pod=20- cigarettes! Nicotine rewires your brain, affecting learning, memory, focus and emotions. Learn more on why you should stop today: http://tiny.cc/vwvtdz @ohpediatricians  #vapingban

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Vaping is a Gateway to Smoking Traditional Cigarettes

Did you know that 30% of youth who vape will start smoking traditional tobacco products within 6 months! For teens, vaping is NOT a path to quitting, it’s a gateway to lifelong nicotine addiction with smoking. @Ohpediatricians urges you to  STOP today! #vapingban

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@Ohpediatricians has a proven QI program aimed at smoking/vaping cessation for caregivers. Join the other providers in #Ohio that are making small changes in practice to achieve BIG outcomes TODAY! You also receive sleep sacks, books and vaping resources! http://ohioaap.org/tobacco

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This page is for practice managers and office employees to discuss issues they’re experiencing in their practices. Many problems that we hear about can help other practices, so we invite you to share best practices by posting issues and by responding to issues other practices are experiencing. This page is monitored by the Ohio AAP. Advice and opinions expressed on these discussion boards are the views of the poster and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio AAP. If you have any issues, questions, or feedback, please contact Melanie Farkas.