Older adults are the fastest growing users of medical marijuana in the United States. Medical marijuana is an important area of study for older adults because of the side effects of other medications. This session reviews the evidence regarding indications for and risks of medical marijuana use in older adults.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information
Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Conferences Committee Disclosures: Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC.
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Theresa Mallick-Searle discloses that she serves on the speakers’ bureaus for Amgen and Lilly Pharmaceuticals for neurosciences (migraine).
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).
Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to discuss the medicinal use of cannabinoids, supported by the research, and review practical clinical basics and safety considerations.