This course provides an advanced overview of legal, clinical, and ethical issues associated with Medical Cannabis. By the end of this course, learners will be able to: explain the historical, current, and projected uses of medical cannabis; describe the position taken by federal, state and other authoritative entities on medical cannabis use; list pharmacological uses of medical cannabis, and explain its absorption mechanisms; describe the prevalence and efficacy of medical cannabis use in the clinical setting; compare the risks and benefits associated with medical cannabis use; examine possible employment, insurance and ethical dilemmas stemming from use of medical cannabis and mechanisms for managing such dilemmas. Course is approved for 2.0 CEUs/contact hours to RCFE Administrators and California Nurses. Must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed.
This course is approved for Laws and Regulations under the following Core of Knowledge: Laws, Regulations, Policies, and Procedural Standards Impacting RCFE.