Cannabis Webinar

Registration is Open! Webinar - Cannabis Use in Pregnancy and Lactation: Understanding the Science and Assisting Practitioners with Prevention Strategies

Publication Date: Jun 17, 2020

The New England PTTC and Central East PTTC present

 

Webinar: Cannabis Use in Pregnancy and Lactation: Understanding the Science and Assisting Practitioners with Prevention Strategies

Date: August 24, 2020
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost: Free
Contact Hours: 1 NAADAC

 

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Participants will understand the basic tenets of the social determinants of health and its impact on behavioral health, prevention, and wellness efforts. Participants will critically examine the role of neighborhood conditions, education, socio-economic, and socio-political climate. This training will strengthen participants understanding of the social determinants of health and their role in shaping the prevention efforts of diverse populations.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Discuss the use of cannabis on the endocannabinoid system and fetal development.
  2. Evaluate studies that have evaluated the use of cannabis in pregnancy and lactation. 
  3. Describe the risk factors associated with marijuana use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  4. Explain prevention strategies for practitioners and coalitions to minimize or eliminate the harm of cannabis use during pregnancy and lactation.