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Presenter: Robert Bryan, RRT CCAA

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 12:00 PM Eastern

With the advent of the regulation and legalization of the sale of cannabis for recreational use in Canada, it is anticipated that there will be a dramatic increase in the consumption and use of cannabis in a variety forms in the general population. This has created growing concerns that more patients may present to OR under its influence either acutely intoxication and or chronic use and little is understood about perioperative anesthesia considerations and risks. Anesthesia Assistants are front -line anesthesia care providers and will experience caring for patients that are acutely intoxicated or chronic users of cannabis. AAs should endeavor to understand the potential perils and pitfalls of the use of cannabis in the perioperative setting and how its use can impact the perioperative anesthesia care plan and patient safety.

CSRT Webinar: Cannabis Use in the Perioperative Period: Anesthetic Considerations

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  • Tuesday Oct 29 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM