An Overview of Medical Cannabis in Ontario Long-Term Care Homes Webinar Series
The Long- Term Care Best Practices program is offering an exciting four-part webinar series on the use of Medical Cannabis in Ontario Long-Term Care (LTC) homes for a target audience of DOCs, NPs, RNs, RPNs, PSWs. Join us to learn more about how to prescribe and monitor older adults using medical cannabis. Each session will feature guest speakers from LTC, pharmacy and licensed producers of medical cannabis.
The webinar series is intended for long-term care leaders facilitating practice change and direct care staff who will benefit from reviewing the process, legislation, standards of practice, policies and procedures for assessment, administration, monitoring, dosage and storage.
During this course, participants will learn:
- The basics of medical cannabis
- Legislation and standards of practice
- Roles and responsibilities of LTC staff with a focus for nurses
- Policies and procedures for assessment, administration, dosage and storage
- Access to self-guided learning modules with an overview of Medical Cannabis
Webinar series is offered free of charge, registration is required to participate in the four sessions. For more information please contact Citlali Singh at csingh@RNAO.ca
Session 1: Thursday March 22, 2018 @ 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
Session 2: Thursday April 12, 2018 @ 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
Session 3: Thursday April 19, 2018 @ 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
Session 4: Thursday May 3, 2018 @ 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
Suman Iqbal, Senior Manager, RNAO LTC Best Practices Program
Jennifer Patterson, Director of Care, Brouillette Manor
Donna Scully, Director Clinical Education, WeedMD
Debbie Santos, RHP, BSc. Pharm, National Director Clinical Pharmacy Services, Remedy's Rx Specialty Pharmacy
David Greb, Director, Continuing Care, Canopy Growth
If you missed any of the webinar session(s), you may access the recording at https://myrnao.ca/LTCwebinarrecording.
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