9:00am – 10:15am 1.25 RN contact hrs
Prescription Opioid Drugs, including alternatives to opioids for managing and treating pain, and the risks and signs of opioid abuse, addiction, and diversion. Presentation to meet NJSA 45:11-26.3 to fulfill condition of biennial license renewal for RN/LPN.
Presenter: Dr. Francine Hoh, PhD, APN, ACHPN, APPMN
10:30am – 11:30am 1 RN contact hr
Cullen Law: What it is, regulations, your responsibilities and updates.
Presenter: Francine Widrich, Special Assistant, New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, Division of Consumer Affairs
11:45am – 1:15pm 1.5 RN contact hrs
NJ Medicinal Marijuana: An Overview. This presentation is designed to provide an overview of New Jersey’s Medicinal Marijuana Program and recent legislative expansion. Topics include physician and patient requirements for participation, qualifying medical conditions, how patients obtain approval to purchase medicinal marijuana, a brief introduction to the types and forms of dedicinal marijuana and locations of New Jersey’s Alternative Treatment Centers. The presentation will also include a comprehensive summary of the changes prompted by the passage of Jake Honig Compassionate Use Medical Cannabis Act (Jake’s Law) which significantly expanded patient access to medical marijuana.
Presenter: Susan Carson, Director Medical Marijuana, NJ Department of Health