Cannabis: What Oncology Social Workers and Nurses Need to

Cannabis: What Oncology Social Workers and Nurses Need to Know Carey S. Clark, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, RYT & Leora Lowenthal, LICSW, OSW-C, MPA was recorded June 2018.This course will explore the basics of the human endocannabinoid system, how cannabis works in the body, and medication interactions. Issues around the differentiation between medicinal and recreational use of cannabis will be addressed. The social worker's role when working with patients who may wish to use cannabis for health and healing will be discussed. Ethics, legal issues, and concerns around prohibition and substance use disorder will be highlighted. CE available upon successful completion of a quiz.

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