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Educational Conference: “The E-cigarette Epidemic” | Louella Amos, MD

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Louella Amos, MD

Topic: The E-cigarette Epidemic

Location: WebEx

Meeting number: 2620 229 0385
Password: AMOS (2667 from phones)


Learning Objectives:

As a result of participation in this conference, participants will:

  1. Outline the history of e-cigarettes
  2. Examine the popularity of e-cigarette use in youth
  3. Distinguish efforts to combat the pediatric vaping epidemic across the healthcare team

About the Speaker:

Dr. Amos has a special interest in diseases requiring both pulmonary and sleep expertise such as sleep-disordered breathing and anatomic airway abnormalities. Her training provided her with the ability to assess pulmonary status, perform bronchoscopy and interpret a sleep study, all of which children with breathing and airway problems may need. Her patients may see other subspecialties such as otolaryngology and gastroenterology, and she strongly believes in timely contact with all involved providers, including the pediatrician. She also feels that open communication with the patients’ families is essential in optimizing care.

About the Series:

The Educational Conference series is a series of lectures designed to provide clinically useful information to the practicing psychiatrist (faculty or trainee).  Every 1 to 2 months an intra- or extra-departmental speaker is invited to speak on a topic of interest selected by current faculty.  This educational series is open to the public and anyone is welcome to attend.  Continue Medical Education units (CME’s) are available to eligible attendees.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP 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.


Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

 Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.1 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1 hour.


February 16
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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