VFHY Regional Trainings 2019

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  • Central Virginia
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    Monday, March 11, 2019

    9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM
    The New Emerging Triangle: Tobacco, E-Cigarettes and Marijuana
    Shenandoah County Government Center, Fire & Rescue Trng Rm 14, 600 N. Main St., Woodstock, VA 22664

    Description:  This training focuses on the intersection of tobacco, electronic cigarettes and marijuana as well as new electronic delivery systems for both nicotine and other substances. This changing landscape, especially among youth includes e-cigarettes, hookah pens, vape pens and mods delivering flavored nicotine liquids: new heat-not-burn products that produce fumes, flavored little cigars, both regular and electronic; synthetic marijuana and liquid THC, which can aerosolized. The session will also include new FDA regulations on tobacco products. The training will cover
    evidence-based prevention and alternative to suspension tobacco education programs.
     
    Learning Objectives:

    • Describe the new paradigm of the intersection of tobacco, electronic cigarettes and marijuana as well
      as new electronic devices being the delivery system for both nicotine and other substances.
    • Review all the new electronic cigarettes, including JUUL, hookah pens, vape pens and mods delivering flavored nicotine
      liquids.
    • Share the latest state and national data on use rates among youth.
    • Describe electronic devices using synthetic marijuana and liquid THC and the produced aerosol.
    • Discuss the health impacts of using these devices--nicotine, flavors, marijuana, chemical contents,
      addiction, body systems affected, etc.
    • Describe the health risks of exposure of secondhand e-cigarette aerosol, especially among youth and various vulnerable population groups.
    • Examine the issue of child poisoning related to exposure to e-liquid nicotine.
    • Discuss marketing strategies--who is involved and who are the target audiences?
    • Discuss current regulations and policies --describe in detail the new federal FDA regulations of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes
    • Examine evidence-based school curriculum and alternative to suspension tobacco education programs.






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  • Northern Virginia
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    Friday, May 10, 2019

    9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM
    Nutrition Made Fun: Effective and Creative Techniques for Teaching Kids to Eat Healthy
    PATH Foundation 321 Walker Drive, Fauquier B, Warrenton, VA 20186

    While healthy eating isn't rocket science, it can seem that difficult if you don't know how to translate the science into kid-friendly terms. Learn tips from a Registered Dietitian who masters creative nutrition education, and leave with the knowledge and ideas you need to teach healthy eating to children and their families.

     

    Key Learning Objectives:

    • Understand the basics of healthy eating.
    • Adapt healthy eating principles to the pediatric population.
    • Implement nutrition education strategies in your practice setting.
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