What Every Nurse Should Know About Marijuana and the Endocannabinoid System
Different strokes for different folks – Cannabis may not be viewed as medicinal medicine in the eyes of Obama and the Drug Enforcement Agency (D.E.A.), however nurses from the marijuana friendly state of California have the option for continuing educations credits for learning safe and effective use of medical marijuana in Berkley, northern California this upcoming autumn.
Medical marijuana expert and addictions registered nurse, Mary Lynn Mathre – Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN), registered nurse (RN) and Certified Addictions Registered Nurse (CARN), the Present of the American Cannabis Nurses Association and co-founder of Patients Out of Time – along with licensed California lawyer who practices in the field of marijuana laws, Christine Wagner, will be heading the marijuana conference named “The Endocannabinoid System and Cannabis: What Nurses Need to Know.” The seminar will be held at the David Browner Center in Berkley, California on Tues. October 23rd at 8:30 a.m.
The California Board of Registered Nursing has authorized Continuing Education Credits for all licensed nurses who participate in the 6-hour conference, which consists of an introduction of marijuana 101, the numerous cannabinoids (phyto-cannabinoids, pharmaceutical cannabinoid and endogenous products) and the recently uncovered (ECS) endogenous cannabinoid system that’s found within all human beings. Through knowing the endogenous cannabinoid system, it will develop more clearly as to why and how marijuana is an effective, holistic and safe medication for a large bevy of sickness and conditions. The role of the nurse if patient education and care in regards the safe consumption of medical marijuana, which includes smoking methodologies and connections with prescription opiates, is going to be reviewed. Federal and state laws relating to marijuana as medicine will also be introduced.
The conference is provided by Patients Out of Time, a non-profit organization “whose objective is to help inform all disciplines of health-care experts, their specialized and professional organizations, and the public about medical marijuana.”