Announcement: Medical Cannabis and Opioids

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March 30, 2021 - 19:00 - 20:00
Team: Education and Events
Posted on March 23, 2021

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Announcement: Medical Cannabis and Opioids

Team: Education and Events

March 30, 2021 - 19:00 - 20:00

Description


This interactive presentation outlines strategies for the co-management of medical cannabis and opioids in patients with chronic pain. 
 
PROGRAM LEARNING OBJECTIVES 
At the conclusion of the learning activity, participants will be better able to: 
1. Describe the impact of the opioid crisis and opioid-related harm 
2. Discuss the rationale of using medical cannabis as an adjunctive treatment with opioids 
3. Initiate medical cannabis in a patient on opioids 
4. Taper opioid doses in patients who respond to medical cannabis
 
Speaker: Celeste Begrand, MN RN NP 
 
Date: March 30, 2021 
 
Time: 6:00 pm CST (Saskatchewan)/ 7:00 pm CDT (Manitoba) / 8:00 pm EDT (Ontario)
 
 
All attendees will receive a $50 credit towards dinner upon completion of the program and evaluation form.