About This Course

Introduction to Cannabis Therapy for Nurses provides basic theory and knowledge meant to improve nurses understanding of cannabis therapy, the research supporting its use, and considerations for patients and nurses providing them education.   This includes a review of nurses scope of practice, and supports nurses ability to meet the national scope of practice published by NCSBN for nurses educating cannabis patients, which includes a requirement that nurses can exemplify having received cannabis science education. 

Topics include:  history, cannabis science theory, cannabinoids, terpenes, pharmaceutical interactions, patient considerations, and scope of practice implications.   This course is a prerequisite to practical application modules, which are recommended for nurses guiding patients to optimize their cannabis therapy approach.   

This course is accredited and successful completion awards 3.0 CE units to nurses.

Meet Your Instructor

Guest Instructor

Janna Champagne RN

Nurse Janna's introduction to the cannabis industry began as a cannabis patient who happens to be a nurse, when she suffered a debilitating immune health collapse in 2012. Janna credits cannabis for helping to reduce her reliance on harmful pharmaceuticals and support her ability to regain her health, including reversal of autoimmune disease, against all odds. Janna is also known for her success in treating her daughter's Autism with cannabis, which was featured as a cover story in a national cannabis industry magazine in 2017. www.integratedholisticcare.com/news Nurse Janna's focus is holistic treatment--natural alternatives to pharmaceuticals including CBD and cannabis therapy. Nurse Janna's specialties include: Autism, Inflammatory/Chronic Pain Syndromes, Autoimmune, Neurological, Gastrointestinal, and Mental Health conditions. Nurse Janna is a founding member of Cannabis Nurses Network, serving on CNN's Speaker's Bureau, and as leadership. Janna was awarded Leader of Nursing and Outstanding Author for Cannabis Nurses Media in 2019, and nominated/awarded Cannabis Nurses Network 2020 Educator of the Year. Janna also serves as medical advisor and patient advocate for United Patients Group, dedicated to educating consumers with reliable cannabis information. Nurse Janna is a member of the Oregon Cannabis Clinician's Group, and volunteers on the Patient Care Subcommittee of the Oregon Cannabis Commission, and the Ryan’s Law Oregon Advocacy Team.

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