1 VOLUME 9, ISSUE 2 JULY 2018 SUPPLEMENT. JOURNAL OF Nursing REGULATION. T H E O F F I C I A L J O U R N A L O F T H E N AT I O N A L C O U N C I L O F S TAT E B O A R D S O F N U R S I N G. JOURNAL. Nursing . Volume 9, Issue 2 July 2018 Supplement OF. REGULATION. Advancing Nursing Excellence for Public Protection The NCSBN National Nursing Guidelines for Medical Marijuana Current Legislation, Scientific Literature Review, and Nursing Implications Nursing Care of the Patient Using Medical Marijuana Medical Marijuana Education in Pre-Licensure Nursing Programs Medical Marijuana Education in APRN Nursing Programs APRNs Certifying a Medical Marijuana Qualifying Condition Pages S1 S60.
2 Supplement The NCSBN National Nursing Guidelines for Medical Marijuana JOURNAL. OF Nursing . REGULATION. Official publication of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Editor-in-Chief Editorial Advisory Board Maryann Alexander, PhD, RN, FAAN Mohammed A. Arsiwala, MD Patty Knecht, PhD, RN, ANEF. Chief Officer, Nursing Regulation President Vice President, Integration Services National Council of State Boards of Nursing Michigan Urgent Care ATI Nursing Education/Ascend Learning Chicago, Illinois Livonia, Michigan Leawood, Kansas Chief Executive Officer David C. Benton, RGN, PhD, FFNF, FRCN, Kathy Bettinardi-Angres, APN-BC, MS, MT Meadows, DNP, RN, MS, MBA.
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8 Kathleen Russell, JD, MN, RN; Maureen Cahill, MSN, APN-CNS, RN; Kent Gowen, MA;. Rene Cronquist, JD, RN; Valerie Smith, MS, RN, FRE; Cathy Borris-Hale, MHA, RN; Holly Fischer, JD;. Diana Heywood, MN, RN; James (Dusty) Johnston, JD; Sherri Sutton-Johnson, MSN, RN. Volume 9/Issue 2 Supplement July 2018 S3. CONTENTS. July 2018 Volume 9 Issue 2 Supplement PART I Current Legislation, Scientific Literature Review, and Nursing Implications .. S6. Federal and State Legislation Through 2018 .. S7. Federal Legislation and Actions .. S7. State Legislation and Actions .. S8. Literature Review .. S9. Gaps in Comprehensive Reviews.
9 S10. Therapeutic Effects of Cannabis (Literature last updated February 2018) .. S10. Clinical evidence supporting cannabis for Medical conditions .. S10. Qualifying Conditions Without Clinical Evidence .. S11. Effects of Cannabis That May Influence Treatment Decisions .. S12. Advancing Nursing excellence Physiologic Effects of Cannabis .. S12. for public protection Adjunctive Use of Cannabis With Opiates, Antidepressants, and Benzodiazepines.. S13. Neurologic Symptoms .. S13. Subjective Measures vs Objective Measures for Spasticity and Pain .. S13. Adverse Effects of Cannabis.. S14. Described Adverse Effects of Major Cannabinoids.
10 S14. Specific patient groups.. S14. Overdose, abuse, dependence, and withdrawal .. S16. Drug-drug interactions .. S16. Methods of Administration .. S17. Dosing Considerations .. S18. The Entourage Effect .. S18. Price Consideration.. S18. Nursing Implications.. S19. Six Principles of Essential Knowledge.. S19. Conclusion .. S21. References .. S52. PART II The NCSBN National Nursing Guidelines for Medical Marijuana Nursing Care of the Patient Using Medical Marijuana .. S23. Mission Purpose of the Guidelines .. S23. The Journal of Nursing Regulation provides a Definitions .. S23. worldwide forum for sharing research, evidence-based practice, and innovative Recommendations.