United Patients Group Announces Speaker Lineup for Educational Seminar by American Cannabis Nurses Association

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The list of speakers and topics for “ACNA Core Curriculum for Cannabis Nursing,” presented by the American Cannabis Nurses Association and hosted by the Laguna Woods Village Cannabis Club, has been announced. It includes some of the leading practitioners of cannabinoid medicine, says United Patients Group.

American Cannabis Nurses Association

This conference will present the latest findings and clinical recommendations from some of the most knowledgeable cannabis nurses working today

United Patients Group, a go-to resource for news and information on medical cannabis, is thrilled to share the lineup of presenters for the upcoming educational seminar for nurses “ACNA Core Curriculum for Cannabis Nursing,” which will be hosted by Laguna Woods Village Cannabis Club (LWVCC) located in Laguna Woods Village, Clubhouse 5 on March 17, 2015, in Laguna Woods, California. This seminar offers 6 contact hours, presented by the American Cannabis Nurses Association (ACNA), will feature in-depth explorations of the science behind and application of cannabinoid medicine by nurses at the forefront of this movement.

“Nurses across the country and around the world are embracing the use of medicinal cannabis to treat patients with a wide variety of ailments,” explains John Malanca, founder of United Patients Group. “This conference will present the latest findings and clinical recommendations from some of the most knowledgeable cannabis nurses working today.”

Presentations will include:

  •         History of Medical Cannabis Use – Alice O'Leary-Randall, LPN, CT
  •      Medical Cannabis Cultivation: Basics for Nurses – Eileen Konieczny, RN, and Heather Manus, RN
  •      The Endocannabinoid System – Cecilia Hillard
  •      Clinical Applications in Medical - Surgical Nursing – Leslie Reyes, RN
  •      Clinical Applications in Mental Health Nursing – Heather Manus, RN
  •      Side Effects and Medical Risks Related to Cannabis Use – Marcie Cooper, RN, MSN, AHN-BC
  •      Cannabis Dosage and Administration, and the Healthy Benefits of Hemp – Eloise Theisen, RN, MSN, AGPCNP
  •      Legal and Social Risks Related to Cannabis Use – Eileen Konieczny, RN, and Heather Manus, RN
  •      Cannabis Risk of Addiction and Interaction with Opioids – Mary Lynn Mathre, RN, MSN, CARN
  •      Clinical Implications for Nurses – Eileen Konieczny, RN

“By attending this conference, you will get a thorough exploration of the history, science, legality, and administration of cannabinoid medicine,” says Malanca. “If you’re looking for a safe, effective way to help your patients feel better, you should not miss this event.”

The seminar will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 17, 2015, at the Laguna Woods Village Clubhouse 5, a retirement community in Laguna Woods, California. It is eligible for six contact hours of continuing educational credits through the Ohio Nurses Association. * The ACNA member rate is $195, including contact hours. The non-member rate is $175 for those not seeking contact hours or $295 including contact hours. A discounted hotel rate of $129+ tax is available at the Ayres Hotel Laguna Woods. Register online at http://americancannabisnursesassociation.org/event-1846996.

*“This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Approval valid through 5/08/2016. Assigned ONA #17207.”

For more information about cannabinoid medicine, go to http://www.UnitedPatientsGroup.com.

About United Patients Group:

United Patients Group is a discreet, safe, and professional online medical cannabis information resource for prospective and current patients, caregivers, and medicinal cannabis industry professionals.

While most online medical cannabis sites cater to patients already familiar with medical cannabis, the UnitedPatientsGroup.com website is a comprehensive and easy-to-use information source for people of all ages and experience levels, from novice users to experienced industry professionals. The site’s News, Resource, and Blog pages introduce new patients to the ins and outs of medical cannabis healthcare, while helping experienced providers stay abreast of the latest developments in THC and CBD therapies.

A complimentary five-star-rated United Patients Group medical cannabis app is available on the iTunes app store for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), and any iPad.

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