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On-Demand Learning: Reviewing the Evidence on Marijuana – What You Need to Know to Talk with Childbearing Women

On-Demand Learning: Reviewing the Evidence on Marijuana – What You Need to Know to Talk with Childbearing Women

On-Demand Learning: Reviewing the Evidence on Marijuana – What You Need to Know to Talk with Childbearing Women

Denise Hancock, PhD, RN, LCCE
Denise Hancock, PhD, RN, LCCE
on behalf of Lamaze International

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Launch date: 18 Aug 2017

Expiry Date: 31 Jul 2018

Last updated: 19 Nov 2017

Reference: 184356

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Marijuana usage is rising dramatically as legalization spreads across the United States. Women want evidence-based information about potential effects of perinatal marijuana usage, and report not getting adequate and helpful information from health care providers. A growing body of research evidence indicates potential for adverse pregnancy and developmental outcomes. This self-paced activity provides background information about marijuana and its effects with a review of research evidence and public health recommendations specific to perinatal marijuana exposure.

Objectives

Discuss societal trends in marijuana usage
A. Medical and recreational legalization in many states
B. Increasing rates of marijuana usage
a. U.S. Adults
b. Females of reproductive age
c. Pregnant women
C. Increasing product availability
Describe the general effects of marijuana on humans
A. Short term effects
B. Long term effects
C. Special hazards of smoking
Identify potential adverse effects of maternal marijuana usage in pregnancy and breastfeeding
A. Maternal usage in pregnancy
B. Maternal usage in breastfeeding
C. Potential for family disruption
Explain the recommendations of public health agencies and professional organizations for perinatal marijuana exposure
A. Review CDC and ACOG recommendations for perinatal marijuana usage:
a. Preconception
b. Pregnancy
c. Breastfeeding
Denise Hancock, PhD, RN, LCCE

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Denise Hancock, PhD, RN, LCCE
on behalf of Lamaze International

Lamaze is a nonprofit organization that promotes a natural, healthy and safe approach to pregnancy, childbirth and early parenting. Knowing that pregnancy and childbirth can be demanding on a woman’s body and mind, Lamaze serves as a resource for information about what to expect and what choices are available during the childbearing years.

Lamaze education and practices are based on the best, most current medical evidence available. They can help reduce the use of unnecessary interventions and improve overall outcomes for mothers and babies. Working closely with their families, health care providers and Lamaze educators, millions of pregnant women have achieved their desired childbirth outcomes using Lamaze practices.

As a nonprofit organization, the work of Lamaze International is supported by many actively engaged unpaid volunteers who give generously of their time and talent. Volunteers serve on the Board of Directors, the Education and Certification Councils and on various Lamaze committees and task forces. Volunteers are the heart of Lamaze International!

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70
  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.00 Hours

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