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Resources for Cannabis Nurses 

The internet provides a wide variety of information regarding cannabis and medicine. Here are just a few suggestions to get you started. Please feel free to take your specific questions to the Members Forum.

Online Continuing Education Courses

The American Cannabis Nurses Association (ACNA) and TMCI Global have collaborated to develop the first comprehensive online medical cannabis curriculum for nurses. Topics include the Endocannabinoid System, Dosing, Psychiatry, Medical Risks and Legal Implications. The curriculum features 12 lessons from 11 different authors and is certified for 8 Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) contact hours.  You can find the course here: MEDICAL CANNABIS CURRICULUM FOR NURSES.  This course is regularly $369 but is available to ACNA members for $299.
Here are some additional online courses:
  • The District of Columbia Center for Rational Prescribing provides information about medications and other therapeutic options to physicians and healthcare professionals. It has three modules on medical cannabis that are available for CME credit (payment required) or free-of-charge in PDF format.  To learn more about these programs and how to obtain CME credit please go to http://doh.dc.gov/dcrx.   To access the three medical cannabis modules in PDF format please follow these links: Medical Cannabis: An Introduction to the Biochemistry & Pharmacology, Medical Cannabis: Evidence on Efficacy, and  Medical Cannabis: Adverse Effects and Drug Interaction.
  • The Medical Cannabis Institute - Offering a large variety of courses including many presentations from the National Clinical Conferences on Cannabis Therapeutics sponsored by Patients Out of Time 
  • Medicinal Cannabis and Chronic Pain Project - A project of the University of Washington Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute
  • Healer.comHealer.com’s goal is to create a positive and supportive community of like-minded medical cannabis users. We aspire to be your transparent, trusted source of cannabis information, a respected authority on its safe and smart use. Dustin Sulak, D.O. is a renowned integrative medicine physician based in Maine, whose practice balances the principles of osteopathy, mind-body medicine and medical cannabis. Regarded as an expert on medical cannabis nationally, Dr. Sulak educates medical providers and patients on its clinical use, while continuing to explore the therapeutic potential of this ancient yet emerging medicine.


Activist Sites

These links are provided for information purposes only. ACNA has no responsibility for the content of these sites. Please report any improprieties to ACNA. Thank you.

Information

The vast number of information sites on medical cannabis makes it impossible to provide a complete listing but these references will get you started.


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