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Medical Marijuana continues to be a controversial topic in the healthcare industry, with experts and research falling on both sides of the aisle. In this session we will explore the risk management issues surrounding the use of medical marijuana by both patients and staff.  We will provide an overview of the therapeutic effects of medical marijuana, current uses, legal issues at the state and federal levels, and suggested risk management strategies for healthcare providers.

In the latest Healthcare Risk Management Update, Mike Midgley hosts Grena Porto, RN, ARM, CPHRM, Vice President, Risk Consulting ESIS ProClaim. They discuss:

  • The pharmacologic basis for the use of therapeutic marijuana
  • The challenges of monitoring performance in employees using medical marijuana
  • Legal challenges associated with the regulation of medical marijuana use


The webinar has been approved by ASHRM for 1.0 contact hour of Continuing Education (CE) Credit towards the requirements of the ASHRM designations of FASHRM (Fellow) and DFASHRM (Distinguished Fellow), and CPHRM renewal. CEs are awarded after the successful completion of an online evaluation form (link provided after the webinar). Attendees must provide their name and email address for CE certificates.

Register here for this free webinar.


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