Smoking cessation continues to be a leading modifiable risk.docx
1. Directions: Smoking cessation continues to be a leading modifiable risk
Directions: Smoking cessation continues to be a leading modifiable risk factor for
cardiorespiratory and total body wellness. Many options, such as e-cigarettes and vaping,
have come to the forefront as cessation alternatives, but studies on safety are lacking. As a
healthcare provider, you are likely to encounter questions on strategies for smoking
cessation and alternatives.Initial PostView Smoking cessation: The role of healthcare
professionals and health systems.After consulting your assigned textbook reading for this
module and the article cited here, answer each of the following questions:What is the role of
healthcare providers and healthcare systems in smoking cessation?Are e-cigarettes and
vaping safer than traditional cigarette smoking? Explain.What is one physiological reason
that smoking increases cardiorespiratory or other health risks?Be sure to support your
positions with APA formatted in-text citations and references from the assigned resource.
You may also use other scholarly resources to support your opinions.