Four PCHS Faculty Present at the 2021 AHNA Conference

Our PCHS faculty has represented us well at the AHNA conference this year! Here are the abstracts of what they presented: Cannabis Care: The Holistic Nurse’s Role Carey S. Clark, Ph.D., R.N., AHN-BC, RYT, FAAN An overview of the human mammalian endocannabinoid system, the holistic nurse’s role in working with cannabis patients, and how cannabis …

Delta-8: An Increasingly Popular Cannabinoid on Hemp Product Menus

By Medical Cannabis Program Interim Chair Eloise Theisen, NP, AGPCNP-BC There is an increase of Delta-8 THC products hitting the market and consumers are curious about the new emerging cannabinoid. In recent months, nurses have gotten a lot of questions about Delta-8, which is sold in many states. Though Delta-8 is made from hemp, its …

Eloise Theisen, Assistant Medical Cannabis Chair, Published by Cannabis Health News

July 6, 2021 Cannabis Health News just published Eloise Theisen’s article “Why Medical Cannabis Needs More Nurses”. Theisen is the assistant chair of the medical cannabis program and president of the American Cannabis Nurses Association. She writes that, despite having ranked as the most trusted and ethical professionals for 19 consecutive rows, their vital role …

Pharmacy Podcast Network Interviews Eloise Theisen, Medical Cannabis Faculty Member, on Cancer Pain

July 1, 2021 Joseph Friedman of CannaRPh Consultants and the CRx Magazine Advisory Board interviewed Eloise Theisen and Joe Jeffries on the potential of cannabis for cancer pain and the conundrum therein. Theisen is a faculty member at Pacific College of Health and Science’s medical cannabis program and president of the American Cannabis Nurses Association; …

Insider Cites Eloise Theisen, Medical Cannabis Faculty Member, on Edibles

June 16, 2021 Ashley Laderer, writing about the benefits and risks of weed edibles for INSIDER, cited Eloise Theisen on what people actually mean when they talk about edibles, how long they last, and what they can do. Theisen is a faculty member at Pacific College of Health and Science’s medical cannabis program and president …

Cannabis Patient Care Interviews Eloise Theisen, Medical Cannabis Faculty Member, on Stigma and Chronic Pain

June 2, 2021 Recently, Madeline Colli of Cannabis Patient Care, an educational resource for patients, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, caregivers, and advocates on the latest cannabis research, benefits, and treatment options, interviewed Eloise Theisen on the stigma she has encountered surrounding the use of medical cannabis to treat chronic pain. Theisen is a faculty member at Pacific …

Verywell Health Cites Eloise Theisen, Medical Cannabis Faculty Member, on CBD vs Placebo Effect

May 10, 2021 Last week, Verywell Health, an award-winning online resource for up-to-date health information with more than 300 million readers, cited Eloise Theisen, RN, MSN, AGPCNP-BC,  in an article discussing a new study. The April 2021 study sought to discover whether the placebo effect plays a role in the effectiveness of CBD in treating …

The Cannabis Industry Needs Nurses

By Eloise Theisen, AGPCNP-BC, CEO of Radicle Health and Executive Board Member of Leaf411 Republished with permission from Radicle Health  The cannabis industry (and particularly the hemp space) has been gaining momentum. Last year was a monumental year for cannabis legislation. With 36 states and the District of Columbia allowing some form of medical cannabis, 15 states …

Prepared for a Bright Future with the Medical Cannabis Certificate: Mike Harvey

Mike Harvey RN, BSN: “As a new cannabis nurse as of July 2019, I have found it difficult to find medical cannabis education that is both academically current and that would also prepare me for the bright future of the medical cannabis field. Having attended many one and two-day continuing education classes, I continued to …

Sheri Peabody’s New Empirical Knowledge from the Medical Cannabis Certificate

Sheri A. Peabody, MSN, MA, APRN, ANP-BC: “I am so thankful and grateful for educators like Eloise Theisen and Dr. Carey Clark for creating this Medical Cannabis Certificate program. I had just completed Dr. Dustin Sulak’s Healer Medical Cannabis Wellness Advisor Training and felt that I wanted to gain more empirical knowledge about medicinal cannabis …