Event Details                                                                        

Date and Time:
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Check-in: 8:00am
Program: 8:30am-2:00pm

Institute for Advanced Learning and Research Auditorium
150 Slayton Avenue
Danville, VA 4541

Register now  or call 434-421-3060


Vapes, Juuls, cigarettes and radon can have devastating health effects. Seven speakers from VCU and the American Lung Association will discuss these as well as opioids and how to treat both opioid and nicotine addiction.  Additionally, a forensic scientist will reveal unexpected ingredients found in some CBD e-liquids, which currently lack federal oversight.    

  • Free & open to the public | (4.5) nursing credit hours can be awarded
  • Institute for Advanced Learning and Research Auditorium, Danville
  • Continental breakfast and (working) lunch included
  • Check-in begins at 8am, program runs 8:30am - 2pm
  • Space is limited. 

 Topics & Speakers

  • The Region's Lung Health | Rachel Hunley, Community Health Educator, Dept of Health Behavior & Policy, VCU
  • Lung Screening Best Practices| Michelle Futrell, MSN, MBA, RN, VCU Health Lung Cancer Screening Clinic
  • Radon | Deborah Seals, American Lung Association
  • E-cigarettes: Fact & Fiction | Darlene Brunzell, PhD, Dept of Pharmacology and Toxicology, VCU
  • Opioids, the Biology of Addiction, Treatment | Katie Schwienteck, PharmD, PhD, VCU

CBD e-Liquids: What’s really in them? Claims v. Forensic Analysis | Michelle Peace, MFS, PhD, Dept of Forensics, VCU

This program is sponsored by PATHS AHEC, Sovah Health and the Cancer Research and Resource Center, which is funded by VCU Massey Cancer Center and the VA Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission.  |  4.5 nursing credit hours of continuing education will be provided for satisfactory completion of this program. Satisfactory completion is defined as attendance for the entire program and submission of a completed evaluation form.  |  Sovah Health – Danville is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. VNA#19-09-01P





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