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Cannabis Nurse

Has anyone in the community had any experience with training for a Registered Nurse that is looking to become more educated on Cannabis Care for patients? Are there any certifications?
Thanks

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Check out The American Cannabis Nurses Association. https://cannabisnurses.org/

@Taima

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Beat me to it @BenMGC!

Definitely want to reach out to @Taima. She’s a shining star!

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@mx2forty Great question!! Here is a link to the Scope and Standards of Practice for cannabis nurses developed by the American Cannabis Nurses Association https://cannabisnurses.org/resources/ACNA%20Scope%20and%20Standards%20of%20Practice/ACNAScopeAndStandardOfPractice07172017.pdf

There are continuing education credits that nurses can obtain from the ACNA, also from The Answer Page, and Healer.com offers online courses for health professionals.
The ACNA is working toward national certification for cannabis nurses through a national credentialing organization but this will still take time.
The University of Vermont has courses as well.

https://cannabisnurses.org/page-1765521

https://www.theanswerpage.com/library.php?sid=8

https://healer.com/health-provider-education/

https://learn.uvm.edu/program/cannabis-science-and-medicine/

Hope that helps!

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Thanks @Taima! I knew we could count on you!

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I’d like to throw in that we are offering a one-day CME workshop as part of our CannMed 2018 Conference. Dr. Dustin Sulak (Healer.com) and Dr. Ethan Russo (PHYTECS) are among the instructors, and it will cover:

  • Cannabis History, Cannabis Myths vs Facts
  • Endocannabinoid Physiology
  • Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency: Focus on Migraine, Fibromyalgia, and IBS
  • Introduction to Botanical Medicine
  • Phytocannabinoid Pharmacology
  • Cannabis Botany and Phytoconstituent Synergy
  • Recommending Cannabis as a Medicine: Dosing and Delivery
  • Cannabis Toxicology, Side Effects, and Addiction Potential
  • Cannabis and Impairment

You can learn more about it at http://www.cannmedevents.com/#CME.

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Thanks, @BenMGC Be sure to check out @CannMed’s page for more info. Click here to go to the CannMed Group, and here’s a ink to the CannMed category.

Don’t miss this event. It is most substantive medical cannabis trade show on Earth!

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