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Legalized marijuana for both medicinal and recreational use is new to Illinois. And this significant change means that you will care for patients who use cannabis!
But you have more questions than answers…
• How does cannabis impact my patients’ physical and mental health?
• What potential drug interactions and side effects do I need to be aware of?
• How do I differentiate between medical, recreational and problematic use?
• Are there any legal or ethical issues I need to watch out for?
• How do I make sure I’m prepared to answer patients’ questions about cannabis?
Whether you’re a social worker, psychologist, nurse, counselor, physician or anyone working with patients in the healthcare or mental health fields, this program is exactly what you need to make sure you’re prepared to safely and effectively work with patients who use marijuana and cannabis products.
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|Manual - Medical and Recreational Marijuana (5.01 MB)||33 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|CE Test – 056330 – Paper Option (285.7 KB)||Available after Purchase|
David Aronson, LCSW, practices in an outpatient setting with Integrative Health Center of Maine, where he specializes in helping clients 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 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. Additionally, David presented at the 2023 CannMed Innovation & Investment Summit and has also been invited to appear at the Ohio State University’s Addiction Studies Institute, the largest Midwest addiction studies conference.
Financial: David Aronson maintains a private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: David Aronson has no relevant non-financial relationships.
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How to Differentiate between Medical, Recreational and Problematic Use
Legal and Ethical Considerations
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