Online Program

An Overview of Youth Tobacco Prevention

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 2:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.

Omar A. Khan, MD MHS FAAFP, Chair, Delaware Public Health Association, Delaware Health Sciences Alliance, Wilmington, DE
André Stanley, MPH, Center for Tobacco Products, DC
As part of a group presentation on youth tobacco prevention, this presentation will highlight the main threats to tobacco control especially among youth. It will set the stage for the rest of the talks by reviewing national statistics on youth tobacco use, and will outline the major threats posed by newer (and non) tobacco products including vapes, hookah, gums, chews and other forms which disproportionately target youth for tobacco initiation.

Learning Areas:

Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Chronic disease management and prevention
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Program planning

Learning Objectives:
Describe the principles of youth tobacco prevention Discuss emerging threats to the above including newer tobacco and non-tobacco products

Keyword(s): Tobacco Control, Public Health Policy

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Experience in community health and on statewide tobacco prevention committees as well as a physician.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.