Marijuana – What the Healthcare Professional Should Know

Presenter: Paul Snyder, MA, LADC-S 


Online CME Credit

Fee: $30.00

Provides 1.00 hour(s) of CE/CME credit (Presented June 16, 2018; Reviewed October 1, 2020; Expires October 1, 2022)

Provides CME credit towards the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners' requirement for 2 hours of training related to ethics, pain management, or addiction care during each licensure period.

Overview

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.

Learning Objectives

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