Medication Update: Overview of Medical Marijuana

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Event: Medication Update: Overview of Medical Marijuana

Date: 9/19/18

Time: 8:30 – 10:30 am

Where: Penn Foundation – Loux Center (Univest Community Room)

Cost: Free


Medication Update: Overview of Medical Marijuana

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 | 8:30 – 10:30 am

About the Course

This course provides information about new behavioral health medication developments over the past year. In the past year, the use of medical marijuana in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania was legalized. Participants will gain an understanding of the medical marijuana law and its intention. The presenter provides information about how medical marijuana became part of medical treatment and an overview of how medical marijuana works.


Course Objectives

  1. Participants will become familiar with new medication developments
  2. Participants will learn about marijuana and its journey to medical treatment
  3. Participants will be able to summarize how medical marijuana works
  4. Participants will gain an understanding of the medical marijuana law and its intention


Target Audience

Target audience includes social workers, professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, recovery coaches, peer specialists, nurses, nurse practitioners, psychiatrists, and substance abuse counselors for this intermediate level of instruction.



  • 2.0 PCB Approved Education Credits
  • 2.0 Continuing Education Credits for Licensed Social workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed Marriage and Family therapists
  • 2.0 Continuing Education Credits for Registered Nurses (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)


There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for this program.


All attendees must arrive promptly at the beginning of the training and remain the duration of the training to receive continuing education credits. Please have license number available when signing in.


Persons with disabilities and special needs are encouraged to contact the registrar for further information.


About the Presenter

Chris Squillaro, D.O. is the Medical Director at Penn Foundation, Inc. and a practicing psychiatrist. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2004 and has been in practice for 14 years.


For more information, contact Karen M. Kern at 215.453.5171 or

If you do not receive the professional benefits described in our program materials or you have some other professional complaint, please let us know in writing within 7 days of the training and we will honor your request for a refund.