Medical Marijuana in the Oncology Setting

Medical Marijuana in the Oncology Setting

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 from 7:30am – 8:00am
 

Presented by Lena Aiken, MS, RD, LDN
 

UPMC Magee Womens Cancer Center, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

Remote Attendance

Target Audience

Advanced practice providers, nurses, patient care technicians, and other healthcare professionals seeking knowledge of medical marijuana's impact for the oncology patient.

Learning Objectives

After this session participants will be able to:

  • Recall the components, functioning, and mechanisms of action that marijuana carries
  • Verbalize understanding of the therapeutic effects of marijuana for the oncology patient
  • Identify methods and considerations of obtaining medically necessary marijuana appropriately

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 0.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
12/31/2020
Course expires: 
05/14/2021
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Lena Aiken, MS, RD, LDN

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 0.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.5 contact hours.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

To receive 0.5 contact hours, the learner must log in, attend the entire activity, submit roster, complete the activity evaluation, and achieve ≥ 80% on the quiz.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 0.50 Attendance
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