United in Nursing Advocacy

Expert Panel Session | CNNC 2021


nurse advocacy

How can nurses advocate?

Advocacy is a cornerstone in nursing. Learn how nurses are advocating for cannabis medicine.

Panel Experts

Ivory Davis MN, RN

Ivory Davis is the Owner of Rosenthal Consulting Solutions, LLC (RCS); a minority, nurse-owned case management consulting firm specializing in Worker’s Compensation. RCS in partnership with Louisiana Cannabis Nurse Navigator, LLC offers a concierge Cannabis nurse case management program to assist Louisiana Medical Cannabis participants with navigating through the program.

Deb McCauley, BSN, CRRN

Deborah (Deb) started her medical career as a combat medic in USAF. After she was medically discharged due to a diagnosis of epilepsy, she went on to work a variety of medical jobs. In 2010, she expanded her medical knowledge by graduating with her RN. Always seeking improvement and knowledge, Deb recently graduated Magna Cum Laude with her BSN and is currently in the process of obtaining her master’s degree with a focus in Healthcare Regulation.

Dawn-Marie Steenstra LPN, SDC, QA, SCC

A passionate patient advocate. She owned and operated her own assisted living in her home since the age of 20, caring for primarily deinstitutionalized psychiatric elderly women. In 1996, Dawn-Marie completed college as a practical nurse and since 1998, has specialized in staff development, quality assurance, and infection control.

Ashley Wynn-Grimes MS,RN-BC

Ashley Wynn-Grimes BSN, RN is the Founder of Cannabis Nursing Solutions, LLC, and author of children’s book “Asa’s Medicine” as well as the book “Stigmatized.”