National Medical Marijuana Guidelines

While Medical Marijuana is a viable alternative for pain management, how do we incorporate it into our Life Care Plans? Join us as we learn about the endocannabinoid system and identify conditions that have quality evidence for the use of cannabis. We will also discuss the dichotomy between federal and state legislation regarding the use of Medical Marijuana
CEU: 1
Date Presented: April 8th, 2020
Presenter(s): Kathleen Russell, JD, MN, RN | Associate Director | Nursing Regulation |
Bio: Kathleen Russell, a lawyer and a nurse, is an Associate Director in the Division of Nursing Regulation for NCSBN. Kathleen’s professional background includes 40 years of nursing, legal, and non-profit leadership experience. She practiced nursing as a pediatric clinical nurse specialist and nursing educator, and law as a trial attorney. At NCSBN, she is responsible for services provided to member boards related to investigation and discipline, National Practitioner Data Bank reporting, alternative to discipline programs, substance use disorder, licensure fraud and most recently cannabis.