Cannabis: The Nursing Implications - presented by Northern Illinois Pain Resource Nurse Consortium, Northern Illinois Hospice and Medical Pain Management Services LTD

Northern Illinois Hospice
4751 Harrison Avenue
Rockford, IL 61108

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 4:30pm CT - 6:30pm CT

4751 Harrison Avenue, Rockford, IL 61108



After attending this program, you will be able to: list types of cannabinoids and proposed mechanism of action; describe routes of administration of medical marijuana; and be able to identify the implications for the use of cannabinoids for nurses and nursing practice


Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN - Director, Cancer Pain Program, Northwestern University

Credits Offered

This event offers 1.5 CEU credits to attendees.
Accredited by Saint Anthony College of Nursing.


Additional Information

NIPRN, Northern Illinois Hospice and Medical Pain Management Services, LTD  invite you to a special program webinar on Wednesday, February 12th, entitled "Cannabis: The Nursing Implications".


This webinar will feature Judith Paice, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Director of the Cancer Pain Program in the Division of Hematology-Oncology and a Research Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University; Feinberg School of Medicine. She is also a member of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center.  Dr. Paice is presently a member of the NIH HEAL Initiative Multidisciplinary Working Group and has served as President of the American Pain Society and Secretary of the International Association for the Study of Pain. Currently a panel member of the NCCN Adult Cancer Pain Clinical Practice Guideline, much of Dr Paice’s clinical work has been in the relief of pain associated with cancer. She has traveled widely within six continents to educate health care professionals regarding cancer pain relief and palliative care.  Dr. Paice serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Pain, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management and Journal of Clinical Oncology and is the author of more than 170 scientific manuscripts. She was one of the original consultants in the End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) and has continued serving as a faculty member in this program. In 2018, Dr. Paice was named one of the 30 Visionaries in the field by the Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care.


Please take a look at the attached flyer for more information on the program, venue, and time. 


We ask you to share this invitation with coworkers and Health Industry colleagues.


To RSVP give us your name, credentials (i.e. RN, BSN, etc), email address, cell phone number and employer. Payment will be taken at the door. If you cannot attend this meeting, please reply and let us know and we will remove you from receiving any more invitations. If you need to cancel, please let us know ahead of time as well.


We look forward to your RSVP and seeing you at this timely, informative, and interesting Program Meeting.

Interested In Attending This Event?

Registration Information:

RSVP by Feb 5th or text Patty at 815-871-3625

Please note: Will need name, credentials, email & phone number when you RSVP