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Nicotine Addiction in Adolescents
January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Dr. Maria Rahmandar is an attending physician in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Lurie Children’s Hospital, the Medical Director of the Substance Use & Prevention Program, and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, with a secondary appointment in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She is board-certified in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. Her clinical interests include adolescent substance use, mental health and long-acting reversible contraception.
- Attendees will be able to identify risk factors for developing a Nicotine use disorder
- Attendees will understand the current trends regarding adolescent nicotine use (tobacco/smoking or vaping/e-cigarettes)
- Attendees will obtain screening and intervention strategies and treatment options for adolescent