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Medical and Recreational Marijuana for Mental Health and Healthcare Professionals
CE Test
$19.99 USD
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Product Details
Format:
Additional Participant CE Test
Author:
DAVID ARONSON, LCSW
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
4/27/2021
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNT057720
Objectives
  1. Investigate the effects of cannabis on the body and brain and determine how these effects can impact symptomology of medical and mental health conditions.
  2. Differentiate between different cannabinoids and identify 2 cannabinoids known to be psychologically active.
  3. Determine what cannabis products patients use for various medical and mental health conditions.
  4. Evaluate possible interactions between cannabinoids and commonly prescribed medications to ensure patient safety.
  5. Determine the therapeutic benefits, side effects and safety risks of THC and CBD use.
  6. Differentiate between medical, recreational, and dependent or problematic marijuana use.
Outline
Medical and Mental Health Conditions Treated with Marijuana and Cannabis
  • Chronic pain
  • Cancer
  • PTSD
  • Other medical and mental health conditions
Do Cannabinoids Help or Harm My Patient?
  • Forms of ingestion
  • How the drug functions in the body
  • Differentiate between different cannabinoids
  • Therapeutic benefits
  • Studies on health and psychiatric effects
Medication Interactions You Need to Know
  • Warfarin
  • Theophylline
  • Clobazam
  • Valproate
Side Effects and Safety Risks of THC and CBD
  • Respiratory and cardiovascular risks
  • Immune system impacts
  • Influences on cognitive functioning
  • Reproductive effects

How to Differentiate between Medical, Recreational and Problematic Use

Legal and Ethical Considerations

  • Differences in state programs
  • Effects of individual state laws
  • Recreational/adult use programs
  • Mandated reporting
Author

DAVID ARONSON, LCSW

David Aronson LCSW, currently see’s clients in an outpatient setting with Integrative Health Center of Maine where he specializes in helping those with chronic illnesses. In his work with the chronically ill, David was routinely asked questions about cannabis use which led him to research the subject in-depth so he could better understand the impacts of cannabis use on his patients’ and provide them with better information and answers.

Since 2017 he has trained thousands of healthcare and mental health professionals throughout the country about cannabis so they too can better understand the impacts of cannabis use on their patients’ mental and physical health and ensure they are up to date on the legal and ethical issues that might affect their work. David has also been invited to appear at the Ohio State University’s Addiction Studies Institute, the largest Midwest addiction studies conference.

David has been practicing psychotherapy since 2009 and is highly experienced in evaluation and level of care assessment. He earned his Master of Social Work degree from the University of New England.
Continuing Education Credits
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Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations.

Certificates of Successful Completion are available for email, download and/or printing from your online account immediately following the successful completion of the post-test/evaluation.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

The planning committee and staff who controlled the content of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. For speaker disclosures, please see speaker bios.

Audience
  • Social Workers
  • Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Nurses
  • Case Managers
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Other Mental Health and Healthcare Professionals