Effects of Cannabis on Children and Adolescents
0.75 NAPNAP contact hour, of which 0.5 is Pharmacology, 0.5 Psychopharmacology and 0.25 is Controlled substance. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is $7.5 for NAPNAP Members. For non- members, this continuing education activity rate is $15.
The purpose of this session is to provide the pediatric-focused APRN with an introduction to the use and effects of cannabis on children and youth. The discussion includes a conversation about the current cannabis laws, the physiologic effects of cannabis, the evidence for cannabis use in pediatrics and guideline for facilitating discussions with families who have interest in using cannabis for their children. This session is appropriate for providers from all patient care settings and for the novice to seasoned APRN.
Introduction: This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post test will be awarded 0.75 NAPNAP contact hour, of which 0.5 is Pharmacology, 0.5 Psychopharmacology and 0.25 is Controlled substance.
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Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
- Discuss the laws related to cannabis use in the United States.
- Identify the effects of marijuana on the developing pediatric patient.
- Understand the clinical indications for medical marijuana.
- Identify brief strategies to help obtain a marijuana history from patients and engage in shared decision-making around marijuana use.
- Integrate knowledge of the evidence related to pediatric medical marijuana use into the education and management of pediatric patients and families.
Dawn Garzon, PhD, CPNP-PC, PMHS, FAANP, FAAN
- 0.75 Contact hours