What You Need to Know About Medical Marijuana in New York
The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State, in collaboration with TheAnswerPage.com, is pleased to facilitate a discount for the required New York State Practitioner Education - Medical Use of Marijuana Course.
The course is discounted from $249 to $125 - click here to access the member discount code - NPA member login required
New York State authorized the use of Medical Marijuana under the Compassionate Care Act in 2014. Nurse practitioners seeking to issue certifications for their patients to receive medical marijuana products must complete this course. While you may not actually intend to certify patients for the medical marijuana program, take advantage of this discount so that you can educate your patients about this treatment modality.
Once purchased at the discounted price, subscribers will have a year to begin and complete the program and have continued access to the course and updates for 12 months.
The online course includes the following topics: the endocannabinoid system; the pharmacology of marijuana; contraindications; side effects; adverse reactions; overdose prevention; drug interactions; dosing; routes of administration; risks and benefits; warnings and precautions; abuse and dependence; the medical use of marijuana in the 10 NYSDOH approved disease states.
Information regarding the NYSDOH course can be found at: https://www.theanswerpage.com/new-york-state-practitioner-education-medical-use-marijuana
Instructions (with images) for navigating the course (part by part, etc) can be found at: https://www.theanswerpage.com/pdf/New-York-Medical-Use-Marijuana-Detailed-Instructions.pdf
To meet the NYSDOH educational requirement, practitioners must read and pass the quiz for Syllabus Topics I, II and III AND any ONE of the "Medical Use" modules.