CDE Course Detail
The cannabis craze: Dealing with reality - addressing substance abuse in your practice and workplace
Date:
Saturday, November 23, 2019
Time:
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location:
Johnson GEO CENTRE, St. John’s, NL, 175 Signal Hill Road
Credits:
4 lecture hours
Presenters:
Nadine Wentzell
Course Outline

Cannabis use, whether medical or recreational, has many health and safety implications. This course will cover trends in cannabis and other drug use, including workplace concerns; the impact on staff and patients; and strategies to address these concerns. Opioid use and interactions with benzodiazepines that may be used or prescribed in a dental office will be discussed. Key areas to be covered include: what practitioners need to know about cannabis and other drugs of abuse and why cannabis use is a significant concern, evidence-based facts and current practices on medical use, how to address use with staff and patients/clients, and educational resources for staff and patients/clients, all based on best practices.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will:

  • Understand the difference between authorization and prescription cannabis for medical purposes
  • Know the difference between medical and recreational cannabis use
  • Understand the difference between cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and associated workplace implications
  • Know how cannabis differs from alcohol and other drugs that may be misused/abused
  • Have a process to address cannabis and other drug use that covers employees and patients/clients
  • Be familiar with key policy elements to address substance use
Light lunch will be provided.
Type
Early Bird Fee
Until Nov. 1, 2019
Regular Fee
After Nov. 1, 2019

DDS
9:00 am to 1:00 pm

$300.00

Online Registration is Temporarily Closed
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$375.00

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ADHP/Others
9:00 am to 1:00 pm

$185.00

Online Registration is Temporarily Closed
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$210.00

Online Registration is Temporarily Closed
Please call CDE at (902) 494-1674 to Register

 

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