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Cannabis: Does it have a place in palliative and end-of-life care?

February 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Free

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC EVERYONE IS WELCOME

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 10 —11:00 am PST

RHS 260 LT, Reichwald Health Sciences, 1088 Discovery Avenue, UBC Okanagan

To attend in person or via webinar, please REGISTER at: http://cannabiseol.eventbrite.ca

 

PRESENTER:

Lynda Balneaves, PhD, RN, Associate Professor
College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

ABSTRACT:
Dr. Balneaves will provide an overview of cannabis history and policy in Canada, as well as a brief summary of the endocannabinoid system. She will then discuss the known health effects of cannabis and its
therapeutic potential for end-of-life care .

Details

Date:
February 28, 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost:
Free
Website:
Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology

Venue

OTN