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12/9/22 - Medical Marijuana – Ethics & Pain Management


Medical Marijuana – Ethics & Pain Management
Friday, December 9, 2022 from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Online via Zoom
7.0 CE Hours for Social Work (MICEC) and MCBAP (SPECIFIC)
This course meets the Ethics (5.0 hours) and Pain/Symptom Management (2.0 hours) requirements for Social Work continuing education
Course fee: $114
Presenter: Rhonna Nelson, LMSW, ACSW, CAADC, P.C.
Participants will be able to understand the benefits/risks of medical marijuana, define both healing and numbing factors in the use of medical marijuana, describe the ethical role of Social Workers and other professionals in addressing issues related to Medical Marijuana, demonstrate understanding of the ethics of Medical Marijuana in Substance Use Disorders Treatment, and increase their awareness of Medical Marijuana use in Pain Management versus alternative treatments.  This course is for all levels of those interested in enhancing their abilities in setting and maintaining boundaries and decision-making skills when addressing the ethical issues related to Medical Marijuana; Pain Management; and increasing their awareness and understanding of potential positive aspects of Medical Marijuana, as well as the potential dangers.