Handout – MGS Webinar – Medical Cannabis
By: Charles Reznikoff, MD, Addiction Specialist, Hennepin Healthcare
Earn 1 CEU, pre-approved for Social Workers by BOSW; self-submit other disciplines.
MGS is listed as a Continuing Education Resource by the MN Board of Nursing.
(The CEU is free for MGS members; $15 for non-members.)
Whether you’re for it, against it, or decidedly undecided, the reality is that the legalization of marijuana — both for medicinal and recreational purposes — is on the rise. One less-than-likely segment of the population picking up in their usage of medical marijuana? The 65-and-older set. This webinar will present an overview and update of how the Minnesota Medical Cannabis program functions, who is eligible, and important contraindications to consider for older patients.
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Handout – LeadingAge MN – Kvenvold June 2019
Handout – Care Providers of MN – Cullen June 2019
Handout – MN Elder Justice Center – Vickstrom June 2019
Handout – State Ombudsman for LTC – Hennen June 2019
Earn 1.5 CEU, pre-approved for Social Workers by BOSW; self-submit other disciplines.
MGS is listed as a Continuing Education Resource by the MN Board of Nursing. CEU Certificates are free for MGS members and $15 for non-members.
Hear from top leaders in Minnesota government and long-term care service organizations about:
- Recent legislation designed to protect older vulnerable adults and reduce elder abuse
- Legislative and budgetary impacts on Assisted Living and Nursing Homes
- Policy revisions to strengthen staff training, support caregivers, improve care and reduce occurrences of abuse
- Legal and ombudsman services to support older victims and caregivers
This webinar features leaders from government agencies, elder justice, and long-term care organizations charged with delivering quality care, supporting caregivers, and providing for the safety of those receiving care. Recent legislative and budgetary impacts on older adult services and protections will be discussed.