RCW 69.51A.300 required the development of continuing education based on the medical marijuana authorization practice guidelines. Medical Marijuana 411 has developed The “Washington State Healthcare Provider Education: Medical Use of Marijuana” online CME course and has been approved by the Washington State Boards and Commissions.
Washington State Boards and Commissions requires the Washington State Healthcare Provider Education: Medical Use of Marijuana online CME course to improve patient safety and maintain the dignity of the health professions in the state of Washington, the Board of Naturopathy, the Medical Quality Assurance Commission, the Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission, and the Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery worked together to adopt shared professional practice standards expected of all healthcare practitioners who authorize medical marijuana under Washington State law.
The Medical Marijuana 411course covers the following topic areas: Overview of Washington state laws and rules, healthcare provider authorization requirements and guidelines, medical marijuana authorization amounts, the endocannabinoid system and the pharmacology of cannabis, therapeutic rationale and dosing best practices, issues related to practice for each profession, legal issues, qualifying conditions and treatment as required by the Washington Department of Health.
Single Healthcare Provider: $249
Group Pricing: $199 per Healthcare Provider
Medical Cannabis Handbook now Available
Helps healthcare professionals to navigate the maze of information and disinformation about medical cannabis
Written for all healthcare professionals who are considering including medical cannabis in their treatment plans, this is the first handbook to disseminate all the information needed to advise patients safely and legally. Replete with evidence-based guidelines firmly grounded in the most up-to-date research, this resource covers the historical, legal, and biological context of medical cannabis so healthcare professionals can confidently discuss possible plans with their patients.
Medical Cannabis Handbook for Healthcare Professionals delves into the biology of the endocannabinoid system addressing how cannabis interacts with the body, its effects and side effects, and how to manage cannabis-drug interactions. Chapters discuss in detail how to talk to patients, what language providers can and cannot use, protocols for patient-centered dosing, and the variety of available cannabinoid pharmaceuticals. Based on the latest research, this book demonstrates the efficacy of cannabis in treating a broad range of symptoms and conditions. Written for any healthcare professional who might have to answer patient questions about medical cannabis, this handbook dispels common myths and confirms little-known facts about medical cannabis.
- Delivers the most up-to-date, evidence-based research on medical cannabis to enhance understanding of this complex topic
- Provides historical, legal, and biological content so that healthcare providers can confidently discuss medical cannabis with patients
- Dispels common cannabis myths and misinformation
- Discusses pain management regarding cannabis and opioids
- Co-published with Medical Marijuana 411, the leading medical cannabis education provider to offer online CME, CPE and CNE courses to health professionals worldwide; and required certifications for dispensary consultants
- Free shipping in the continental U.S.
- Instant access to all course materials
- Downloadable Infographics
- All research materials used for the course
- Lifetime, unlimited access to this online course
- 24/7 access
- No time limits
- Start anytime
- Work on your own time and at your own pace
This cirriculum is designated for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 credits and 4 ANCC contact hours. Designated for 1 contact hour of pharmacotherapy credit for Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNP). Learners have one year after activation to complete the state-approved, mobile-friendly course.
Cannabis education online courses can also be purchased by anybody looking to expand their knowledge on a myriad of medicinal cannabis topics.
As we continue to expand our advanced cannabis education and learning management system, we are creating a “knowledge vault” where students can continually access new information. Additional modules are being developed to help the patient, the consultant and the independent learner gain a greater understanding of cannabis, cannabis-related science, substance abuse, communication skills, professional ethics and ailments, as well as state-specific medical marijuana laws and policies.