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Caring for Patients Who Consume Cannabis

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As more states legalize some form of marijuana use, oral health professionals need to be knowledgeable about cannabis use, the various forms available, and its effects on oral and systemic health.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Discuss the legal status of marijuana use across the United States.
  2. List the types of cannabis and methods of use.
  3. Identify the adverse effects of cannabis use on systemic health and oral health.
  4. Explain the implications of obtaining consent for care from patients who use marijuana.

This course was published in the March 2018 issue and expires March 2021. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.


Belmont Business Media is an ADA CERP-recognized provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ada.org/cerp. Belmont Business Media Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023. Provider ID 317924
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