Marijuana – What the Healthcare Professional Should Know
It is more important than ever that health care providers are prepared to have conversations with their patients about cannabis use and explore their role in assessing marijuana as a medicine. Paul Snyder, a licensed alcohol and drug counselor with a master's degree in Addiction Counseling from Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies, will not only delve into the pharmacology of marijuana but also explore in-depth this controversial topic.
Following participation in this course, participants should be able to:
- Discuss the pharmacology of marijuana
- Review the steps to assessing marijuana as medicine
- Describe today's marijuana and addiction
Paul Snyder, MD, LADC-S
Physicians: The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses: The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine approves this program for 1.00 hour of nursing continuing education credit.
Ethics: This program meets the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners' requirement for 1.00 hour of training related to ethics, pain management, or addiction care during each licensure period.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
This course is offered through University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.
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