United Patients Group Invites Nurses to Join Educational Seminar by American Cannabis Nurses Association

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San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2015

United Patients Group, a trusted online resource for medicinal cannabis information and advocacy, is urging nurses to take advantage of an opportunity to access the latest information about cannabinoid medicine in nursing: a one-day seminar presented by the leading advocacy group for the use of cannabis in nursing, the American Cannabis Nurses Association (ACNA). The event, “ACNA Core Curriculum for Cannabis Nursing,” will give nurses a solid understanding of the history, science, legality, and application of cannabis as a medicine. The seminar will take place on March 17, 2015, in Laguna Woods, California, and is eligible for six (6) contact hours of continuing educational unit (CEU) credits.

“If you want to offer your patients the best possible care, you don’t want to miss this seminar,” says United Patients Group founder John Malanca. “The country’s leading cannabis nurses will teach you everything you need to know about how medical cannabis can improve the lives and outcomes of your patients.”

The seminar will cover:

    The history of cannabis as medicine
    An overview of the current legal status
    The various cannabinoids found in the plant
    The body’s endogenous cannabinoid system (ECS)
    Emerging science on the ECS and cannabis
    The nurse’s role in patient care and education regarding the safe use of cannabis
    Ingestion methodologies and interactions with prescription opiates

“ACNA Core Curriculum for Cannabis Nursing” will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on March 17, 2015, at Clubhouse 5 in Laguna Woods, California. The seminar is valid for six (6) contact hours of CEUs through the Ohio Nurses Association.* The ACNA member rate is $ 195, including CME credits. The non-member rate is $ 175 for those not seeking CEUs or $ 295 including CEU units. Learn more at http://americancannabisnursesassociation.org/event-1846996.

“Take your clinical practice to the next level with this in-depth seminar on the benefits of cannabinoid medicine,” invites Malanca. “The information you gain could save the lives of your patients.”

*“This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Approval valid through 5/08/2016. Assigned ONA #17207.”

For more information about cannabinoid medicine, go to http://www.UnitedPatientsGroup.com.

About United Patients Group:

United Patients Group is a discreet, safe, and professional online medical cannabis information resource for prospective and current patients, caregivers, and medicinal cannabis industry professionals.

While most online medical cannabis sites cater to patients already familiar with medical cannabis, the UnitedPatientsGroup.com website is a comprehensive and easy-to-use information source for people of all ages and experience levels, from novice users to experienced industry professionals. The site’s News, Resource, and Blog pages introduce new patients to the ins and outs of medical cannabis healthcare, while helping experienced providers stay abreast of the latest developments in THC and CBD therapies.

A complimentary five-star-rated United Patients Group medical cannabis app is available on the iTunes app store for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), and any iPad.