Online Education | Pediatric Drug Therapy 2017 - Marijuana: Toxic Trends in Washington and Beyond

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Marijuana: Toxic Trends in Washington and Beyond

Course Description

Dr. Erica Liebelt, Medical Director of the Washington Poison Center, gives an overview of the symptoms of accidental marijuana exposure in children as well as a discussion of adverse effects of long-term marijuana use and the toxic effects of other synthetic cannabinoids. 

Featuring—

Erica L. Liebelt, MD

Medical Director and Executive Director, Washington Poison Center, Seattle; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UW School of Medicine, Seattle

Comments from lecture attendees:

"She's passionate about her topic. Very interesting and eye-opening profiles of the changing characteristics of varieties of cannabis and risks for users."

"Dr. Liebelt's presentation was excellent! I learned so much. I think all healthcare providers should have this important information."

Target Audience

For nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals in all settings.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this session, you will be better able to:

  1. Discuss the epidemiology of marijuana exposures reported to the Washington Poison Center.
  2. Discuss the adverse effects/toxicity of marijuana.
  3. Differentiate marijuana from “synthetic marijuana” in terms of pharmacology and toxic effects.

Additional Information

Format: 
Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.20 Contact hours
  • 1.20 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
07/06/2017
Expires: 
07/06/2020
Cost:
$20.00

Available Credit

  • 1.20 Contact hours
  • 1.20 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Price

Cost:
$20.00
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