This course is one of the New England PTTC's free self-paced prevention courses that have been posted to the PTTC Network's learning portal. This is one of the strategies of the New England PTTC to increase and expand access to prevention training for the New England workforce. We know it sometimes can be challenging to access a variety of prevention training due to distance and just finding the time in your schedule to attend trainings. With these on-demand courses, you can register and take the course on your schedule, and get continuing education credits towards your prevention certification!
NOTE: All New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center webinars and online courses are hosted at the PTTC Network Learning Management Center, HealtheKnowledge. You will need to create an account to register and participate in the webinar. If you need to create an account, click here and follow the instructions. Once you have a user account you will be able to register for this, and all future New England PTTC webinars and courses. Contact us if you have any questions.
Today’s Marijuana: Stronger, More Edibles, Confusing Information about Driving
Presenter: Dr. Karen Simone, Director Northern New England Poison Center
Course Summary: Dr. Karen Simone will provide an overview of factual information about today’s marijuana products. They are stronger, often times contain no or less CBD in relationship to THC, and are vastly available in edible and other forms. Information is plentiful, while facts are difficult to extract with confidence. People using marijuana are confused regarding the safety of driving. CBD is promoted as a cure for everything and anything. Learn what is known and unknown.
Continuing Education Credits Available: 1.0 Hour Certificate of Completion Available
IC & RC Prevention Domains: Domain 6 - Professional Growth & Responsibility
Link to Register and Begin Course: https://healtheknowledge.org/course/index.php?categoryid=89#NEPTTC-Todays-Marijuana
Presenter Bio: Dr. Karen Simone is the director of the NNEPC. She is a doctor of pharmacy, a Diplomate of the American Board of Applied Toxicology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology. Dr. Simone oversees the day-to-day operations of the poison center, including management of calls, emergency preparedness activities, staff education, educational outreach, research and funding.