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Olson Brown Bag will discuss marijuana usage

Image with caption: Amie Hollard, M.D., assistant professor in the UNMC Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology

Amie Hollard, M.D., assistant professor in the UNMC Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology

Amie Hollard, M.D., assistant professor in the UNMC Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, will speak on the topic "Marijuana: Is it Medicine?" at the next virtual Olson Center Brown Bag Luncheon at noon on May 19.

Dr. Hollard will discuss how marijuana and its derivatives work in the body, as well as how the use of cannabis compounds affect health and disease, and the short- and long-term risks with cannabis use, especially during pregnancy.

Pre-register by e-mail, registering on Engage, or by calling the Olson Center at 402-559-6345. Viewing directions to the brown bag presentation will be sent to registrants on Monday, May 18.

This lecture is free. The cost to obtain nursing credit is $10. Payment instructions will be sent along with viewing instructions. Nursing credit is allowed only for the live presentation.

Note: The UNMC College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is provided for 1.0 contact hour under ANCC criteria. Course ID: 20OL020

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