Youth E-Cigarette Use: What Nurses Need to Know - Free Online CNE Course

This free online CNE course provides an overview of e-cigarettes including different types of products, health effects of youth vaping such as EVALI, current trends, and youth-specific cessation resources.



Target Audience

This free online CNE course is designed for nurses and other healthcare practitioners.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

1. Identify different types of e-cigarettes and vaping products.
2. Describe the health effects of vaping and EVALI.
3. List three reasons why youth vape.
4. Outline strategies that can be utilized as a nurse to help youth quit vaping or not start.


Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competency or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any procedure(s) which my be discussed or taught in this course.



Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.66 ANCC
  • 0.66 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 


This course is only presented via online Zoom recorded presentations

Course Director:
Denise Rismeyer, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
Nursing Education Specialist-Continuing Nursing Education Program
Assistant Professor of Nursing, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Department of Nursing
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


Pa Houa Moua, BS
Community Health Specialist
Olmsted County Public Health
Rochester, MN

Anna Oldenburg, MPH, RD
Community Health Specialist
Olmsted County Public Health
Rochester, MN



Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science 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 Statements

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 0.66 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.


Available Credit

  • 0.66 ANCC
  • 0.66 Attendance
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