Cannabis & Kids
Expert Panel Session | CNNC 2019
What about the kids?
There’s been an increase in parents of chronically ill pediatric patients who are turning to cannabis as a potential solution for their child’s medical condition. These parents are calling on doctors and nurses to help them appropriately treat children with cannabis.
Explore the ABCs and 123s of cannabis medicine for children. The pediatric endocannabinoid system has special needs and considerations. Learn about the role of a nurse regarding risks and benefits related to cannabinoid therapeutics for infants, children, and youth.
Julie Monteiro, RN, BSK
A Registered Nurse in the state of Nevada and a UNLV Alumni. She has worked over twenty years in medicine specializing in Internal Medicine, Orthopedics, Pediatric ER/Trauma and Adult ER, Outpatient Surgery and Pain Management, and a Nurse Educator in many of these specialties.
Jessie Gill, RN
a cannabis nurse with a background in holistic health and hospice. After suffering a spinal injury, she reluctantly became a medical marijuana patient then quickly transitioned into an advocate. Her site, MarijuanaMommy.com educates about cannabis while challenging the stigma against marijuana use.
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