For Nurses

Now, you too can become a CannyNurse™.

We are getting ready to bring you the first cannabis nurse training program of its kind. This 12-week program is comprehensive enough to teach you what you need to know to start your career as a cannabis nurse in just 4 hours per week. Complete your annual CEU requirements and learn all you need to know to help your patients navigate the therapeutic world of cannabis.

Cohort 1 begins early 2021.

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Updates:

  • October 2020 —

    “45% of adult primary care patients reported using cannabinoids in the past year. Only 18% of patients reported their provider as being a good source of information regarding cannabis” (Wershoven et al., 2020, p.1).

    Wershoven, N., Kennedy, A. G., & MacLean, C. D. (2020). Use and Reported Helpfulness of Cannabinoids Among Primary Care Patients in Vermont. Journal of primary care & community health, 11, 2150132720946954. https://doi.org/10.1177/2150132720946954

Ready to learn more?

Call 1-888-772-INCA (4622) or email Academy@iNurseCoach.com to register.

Cohort 1 begins early 2021.

 

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