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North Dakota APRN: The Evolution of Medical Marijuana and Other Cannabinoids – 3 Pharmacotherapy CE
This course fulfills the pharmacotherapy requirement for ND nurses by giving an overview of medical marijuana, CBD and other cannabinoids, their effects and the methods of treatment.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Describe the differences between THC, CBD, and marijuana.
- Identify possible therapeutic effects, side effects, adverse reactions, and contraindications for use.
- Recognize the key elements of the endocannabinoid system.
- Distinguish specific parts of the brain affected by marijuana.
- Describe the most common differences between cannabis tolerance, dependence, and abuse.
This lesson reviews Cannabis pharmacology, therapeutics, appropriate medication use, side effects, and adverse effects management, and provides information on the fluid research outcomes. The goal of this continuing education program is to offer health care professionals’ knowledge regarding marijuana and other cannabinoids.
Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts
Financial Support Disclosure
This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support.
Home Study Monograph
3.0 Contact Hours
ND Advanced Practice RN
ND Registered Nurse
Contains case-based material
FL Board of Nursing
Provider No. 50-20641
CA BRN No. 2020138
CE Broker No. 20-760149
Jaimini Patel, RPH, PHD, MBA
Requirements for Credit
Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.
PLEASE NOTE. AchieveCE does hold national accreditation from the Academy of General Dentistry. AchieveCE also is an approved provider of nursing CE from both the California Board of Nursing and the Florida Board of Nursing. For all other professions, this activity is only approved for Florida credit.
Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
iOS 10+, Android 4.3+
Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
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