What Every Healthcare Professional Needs to Know
Date: Saturday, November 19, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. [Registration from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. — drinks and snacks available]. Lunch will not be provided.
Location: Hawai‘i Dispensary Alliance. PLEASE NOTE: The venue for this event is not wheelchair-accessible.
Contact Hours: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16044, for 6 contact hours
Cost: $100.00 until November 18, $120 to register at the door on November 19. A syllabus will be provided for all attendees registering to claim CEU credits. Online registration here.
About the program: This timely and provocative seminar will include an overview of cannabis, the various cannabinoids (endogenous, phyto-cannabinoids and pharmaceutical cannabinoid products) and the newly discovered endogenous cannabinoid system (ECS) that is present in all humans. By understanding the ECS, it becomes more clear as to how and why cannabis is a safe and effective medication for a wide array of illnesses and conditions. The healthcare professional’s role in patient care and education regarding the safe use of cannabis, including ingestion methodologies and interactions with prescription opiates, will be discussed. State and federal laws regarding cannabis as medicine will also be presented.
There will be short comfort breaks in the morning and afternoon, and a break for lunch. Lunch, from 1-2pm, is on your own.
Refunds: In cases of non-attendance (less $20.00 administrative handling fee), refunds will be provided upon notice to Patients Out of Time if received seven (7) days in advance of the seminar. After that time, no refunds will be given.
This seminar is sponsored by Patients Out of Time, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to educate all disciplines of health care professionals, their specialty and professional organizations, and the public at large about medical cannabis (marijuana).
For information call 434.260.3779. Local contact: Drug Policy Forum of Hawaii 808.853.3231.
Patients Out of Time wants to thank the Drug Policy Forum of Hawaii and the Hawaii Dispensary Alliance for their support in bringing this program to Hawaii. (Neither DPFHI nor HDA have had any input in or influence on course content.)
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