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ACNA Webinar - Cancer and Cannabis in 2021
Thursday, August 26, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Category: ACNA Program

Cancer and Cannabis in 2021 - ACNA Webinar

Presented by:
Wendy Gibson-Viviani PTA/RN/BSN

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Objectives:
1. Become Familiar with the 2018 NCSBN National Nursing Guidelines for “Medical Marijuana”
2. Quickly Review
     - Federal and State Laws
     - Endocannabinoid System and
     - Cannabis Pharmacology
3. Review the Evidence regarding:
     - Current Uses in Cancer Patient Care
     - Can it Cause/Prevent and/or Cure Cancers?

Wendy is an RN with over 35 years of experience, working in healthcare, (28 of those in Hawaii). She has an AS degree in Physical Therapy (as an Assistant) and received her BSN degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2006. She has earned at least 70 medical cannabis CMEs and CEUs.

Wendy is dedicated to promoting excellence in cannabis nursing and is an active member of both the Cannabis Nurses Network (Policy Committee) and ACNA (Education Committee). She is also a member of the Hawaii Association of Professional Nurses and serves on the Professional Advisory Board of the Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii.

For the past 7 years, she has acted as the Field Organizer for the Drug Policy Forum of Hawaii and the Medical Cannabis Coalition of Hawaii, helping:

  • Shape drug policy (mainly medical cannabis laws)
  • Provide Medical Cannabis Patient Advocacy
  • Educate Patients and HealthCare Professionals
  • Edit the 6th Edition of “The Medical Use of Cannabis: A Guide to Hawaii’s Law for Patient and Medical Professionals”.

As a Cannabis Nurse Educator, she has educated > 325 Healthcare Professionals about the ECS & Cannabis. She accomplished this as a:

  • Guest Lecturer at University of Hawaii at Manoa and Hawaii Pacific University Schools of Nursing & Public Health
  • Presenter at 2 CME Conferences: Epilepsy Foundation. Annual Dermatologists convention
  • Co-Presenter at 1st Medical Cannabis CEU course for nurses in HI (2016)

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