Legalized marijuana for both medicinal and recreational use is new to Illinois. And this significant change means that you will care for patients who use cannabis!
But you have more questions than answers…
• How does cannabis impact my patients’ physical and mental health?
• What potential drug interactions and side effects do I need to be aware of?
• How do I differentiate between medical, recreational and problematic use?
• Are there any legal or ethical issues I need to watch out for?
• How do I make sure I’m prepared to answer patients’ questions about cannabis?
Whether you’re a social worker, psychologist, nurse, counselor, physician or anyone working with patients in the healthcare or mental health fields, this program is exactly what you need to make sure you’re prepared to safely and effectively work with patients who use marijuana and cannabis products.
Stop searching Cannabis websites with questionable information and outdated research and get the training you need from a source you trust!
NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing the on-line post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation).
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This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.
PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2020 - January 27, 2023. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.0 Clinical Practice continuing education credits.
Course Level: Intermediate. Format: Asynchronous distance learning. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.
PESI, Inc is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 268.000102. Full attendance at this self-study course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.
PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #:168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 credits.
This self-study course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6.0 CE in the Counseling Services skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.
This self-study activity qualifies for 6.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.
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David Aronson, LCSW, practices in an outpatient setting with Integrative Health Center of Maine, where he specializes in helping clients with chronic illnesses. In his work with the chronically ill, David was routinely asked questions about cannabis use, which led him to research the subject in-depth so he could better understand the impacts of cannabis use on his patients and provide them with better information and answers.
Since 2017, he has trained thousands of healthcare and mental health professionals throughout the country about cannabis so they too can better understand the impacts of cannabis on their patients’ mental and physical health and ensure they are up to date on the legal and ethical issues that might affect their work. Additionally, David presented at the 2023 CannMed Innovation & Investment Summit and has also been invited to appear at the Ohio State University’s Addiction Studies Institute, the largest Midwest addiction studies conference.
Financial: David Aronson maintains a private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: David Aronson has no relevant non-financial relationships.
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How to Differentiate between Medical, Recreational and Problematic Use
Legal and Ethical Considerations
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