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The Heath Benefits of Cannabidiol (CBD) (SP)

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CBD, or cannabidiol, is the second most prevalent active ingredient in cannabis (marijuana). While CBD is an essential component of medical marijuana, it is derived directly from the hemp plant, a cousin of marijuana, or manufactured in a laboratory. One of hundreds of components in marijuana, CBD does not cause a "high" by itself. According to a report from the World Health Organization, "In humans, CBD exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential…. To date, there is no evidence of public health related problems associated with the use of pure CBD."

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The Heath Benefits of Cannabidiol (CBD):

This course is approved for 1 Nusring Contact Hour. You must complete the module to get your certificate. You will have a 10 question comprehensive post test at the end. You must acheive a passing score of 70%. You can retake the test as many time as you want. Remember, each course has a PDF download and questions are based on the the content in the PDF.


Course Objectives

  1. Describe what is Cannabidiol and it risk/benefits

  2. Describe the role of Cannabidiol in Anxiety 

  3. Describe the role of Cannabidiol in Epilepsy


  • The Heath Benefits of Cannabidiol (CBD)
    Terrence Shenfield MS, RRT-ACCS, RPFT, NPS, AE-C 
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  • Watch this YouTube video for course content   https://youtu.be/5ZhVc_H8uic
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  • Note: PDF of the topic will be available in the "Material" Section

Goal and Learning Outcomes

 

The goal of this course is to help healthcare professionals understand, recognize, and describe the role of Cannbidiol in patient care.

 

The author does not have any conflict of interest. 

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Define the role of Cannabidiol and its applications.
  • Recognize the six areas of research and medical benefits and their applications.
  • Identify the role of the endocannabidoid system.

 

Course Originally Released on : 08/24/2021

Date of Most Recent Review : 8/24/2021

Course Termination/ Update Date : 10/31/2021


ATECAM LLC is an approved provider of Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD) by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Approver Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation