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MNA Continuing Education Forum

Smoke, Substances and Solutions: An overview of substance use and misuse for healthcare providers

Virtual CE Forum – Thursday, October 1st – 1 to 5pm

Keynote Speakers

The Complexity of the Endocannabinoid System and Understanding Cannabis (Medical Marijuana) Treatment

Dr. Hong Truong, D.O., Hope Integrative Care

After taking this course, the learner will:

  1. Understand basic information regarding medical marijuana
  2. Define the endocannabinoid system and the effect of marijuana in the body
  3. Apply knowledge of medical marijuana to the nurse’s role in patient treatment
Marijuana Patients: Cause, Effect and Treatment

Lisa Wolf, BA, FMA, PhD, RN, CEN, FAEN, Director, Institute of Emergency Nurse Research

After taking this course, the learner will:

  1. Identify basic information regarding current use of marijuana in medical patients
  2. Discuss physical/psychological effects of marijuana use in patients
  3. Define the scope of marijuana treatment in patients and the nurse’s role in care

Breakouts

Help for nurses with substance misuse
Lisbeth Votruba, Michigan’s Health Professional Recovery Program

After attending this session, the learner will

  1. Understand the structure and services of the Health Professional Recovery Program (HPRP)
  2. Identify the process that nurses can receive assistance for substance misuse
  3. Define the role and resources of the Michigan Nurses Association Foundation and how its work supports nurses in the HPRP

How to protect your license when you witness substance misuse in a co-worker
Benjamin Garrison, Team Commander, Michigan State Police Investigation Unit

After attending this session, the learner will

  1. Identify the investigation process surrounding diversion of controlled substances in healthcare settings
  2. Apply knowledge of controlled substance diversion to the role of the nurse in initiating investigation
  3. Discuss protections for nurses in the controlled substance diversion investigation process

 

Registration


REGISTRATION DEADLINE

September 25, 2020

4.0 contact hours will be awarded to RNs who are in attendance for the entire event and complete the evaluation. The Michigan Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.