• Vaping Prevention Homepage

    Introduction

    This course on Vaping Prevention teaches medical and public health trainees and practitioners about the health risks of vaping and e-cigarettes as well as the approaches used to prevent its misuse. It provides practical insight into the most prevalent health outcomes related to vaping and the recommended strategies to prevent vaping such as policy formation and update.

    The course is designed to help you: 

    1. Describe basic aspects of vaping and e-Cigarettes such as history, types of devices, and trends in their use.
    2. Identify common ingredients in vaping products.
    3. Discuss trends in the use of e-cigarettes.
    4. Explain the most prevalent health outcomes related to vaping.
    5. Summarize the mechanisms of nicotine dependence.
    6. Identify recommended strategies to prevent vaping.
    7. Propose a policy update to prevent vaping in your region.


    This course is an Open Online Course (OOC). It was developed by NextGenU.org (NGU) and sponsored in part by the Annenberg Physician Training Program (APTP).

    There are three (3) modules to complete, which include:

    Module 1: Introduction to Vaping and E-Cigarettes
    Module 2: Vaping and Health
    Module 3: Vaping Prevention


    Engaging with this course

    • To register for this course, complete the registration form. Begin the course with Module 1. For each lesson, read the descriptions. 
    • There is a final quiz to assess your understanding of some important concepts. Click on the hyperlinks to take you to these items in each topic.


    Requirements to obtain the certificate 

    You may browse this course for free to learn for your personal enrichment. There are no requirements.

    To obtain a certificate, a learner must successfully complete:

    • All reading requirements
    • The final exam with a minimum of 70% and a maximum of 3 attempts and
    • The self and course evaluation forms

  • Module 1: Intro to Vaping and E-Cigarrettes

    Student Learning Outcome:

    • Describe basic aspects of Vaping and E-Cigarretes such as history, types of devices, and trends in its use.
    • Identify common ingredients on vaping products.
    • Discuss trends in use of e-cigarretes.
    3 URLs, 1 Forum
  • Module 2: Vaping and Health

    Student Learning Outcome:
    • Explain the most prevalent health outcomes related to vaping.
    • Summarize the mechanisms of nicotine dependence.
    2 URLs, 1 Forum
  • Module 3: Vaping Prevention

    Student Learning Outcome:
    • Identify recommended strategies to prevent vaping.
    • Propose a policy update to prevent vaping in your region.
    4 URLs, 1 Forum
  • Final Exam


  • Course and Self Evaluation & Certificate

    In this section, you can provide feedback about this course to help us make NextGenU.org better. Once evaluations are completed, you will be able to download your certificate of completion.