This course covers aspects of marijuana use. It discusses common types of marijuana, risk factors of use, and symptoms of use. Diagnostic criteria for cannabis abuse and dependence are discussed. Specific treatments for marijuana dependence, including motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapy, are outlined. This course will help inform strategies to manage the diagnosis of marijuana dependence.
Upon completion of this course, participant will be able to:
- Review the history of marijuana.
- Identify types of marijuana.
- Discuss the risk factors associated with cannabis abuse.
- Discuss symptoms of cannabis abuse.
- Discuss the impact of marijuana use on various body systems.
- Review the diagnostic criteria for cannabis dependence.
- Evaluate treatment options for cannabis dependence/abuse.
- Identify the cons of the legalization of marijuana.
Contact Hours : 2 Hours
Course Fee: $10 / Participant
Author: Desiree Reinken, RN, BSN, MSN, NP-C
Target Audience: Nursing Healthcare Professionals
Instructional Methods: Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test). A minimum passing score of 70% is required for course completion. A Printable (Pdf) Certificate By Email.
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