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The Endocannabinoid System and Cannabis: What Nurses Need to Know

  • 29 Sep 2017
  • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Holiday Inn Louisville East- Hurstbourne

Kentucky RN’s, NP’s, ARNP’s in all areas of practice, especially; pain management, hospice, palliative care, geriatrics, neurology, oncology, substance abuse, mental health, physical medicine, rehabilitation and all other healthcare professionals please join us on September 29th in Louisville, KY to learn more on the ground-breaking advancements of how Cannabis is offering a better quality of life to patients.

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify the major components of the ECS

2. Summarize the overall function of the ECS

3. Identify various therapeutic actions of cannabinoids/terpenes/cannabis

4. Compare and contrast THC and CBD

5. Describe alternative methods of cannabis administration other than smoking

6. Describe the interaction of cannabis with opioids

7. Describe the legal status of cannabis under your state law & federal law

8. Formulate appropriate patient education on the safe use of cannabis

9. Develop a personal plan as a patient advocate as it relates to the marijuana prohibition

6.6 CONTACT HOURS PROVIDED BY: American Nurses Association/Kentucky

Presenter: 

Mary Lynn Mathre, RN, MSN, CARN

Co-founder of Patients Out of Time and Past President of American Cannabis Nurses Association

Registration fees for KNA members: $50 pre-registration, $75 the day of registration

Non-members: $65 or $90

Further information click here.

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