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The Effects of Cannabis on Embryological Development

Course #: 010-637

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CE Credit Hours: 1.50 CPEUs (1.00 CPEUs for Florida licenses)

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Course Description

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #135644 approved for 1.5 CPEUs.

CEU Course Description

With the increasing publicity of marijuana due to recent legislation, it is pertinent that the effects of fetal exposure to the drug are assessed.  This CEU course demonstrates the effects of cannabis exposure on a developing embryo in order to provide a molecular explanation for the adverse outcomes associated with cannabis use during pregnancy.

 

Article Author:  Joseph Friedrich, Ph.D., et al.

Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.

Brooke H. Dekofsky, MPH, RD, CLE, CDE was involved in the creation of this course.

 

CEU Course Objectives

  1. Enumerate the risks that use of marijuana in early pregnancy is associated with.
  2. Explain how cannabinoids can impact maternal to fetal folic acid uptake.
  3. Investigate the factors that result in prolonged fetal exposure to THC.
  4. Examine how long it takes for fetal plasma levels of THC to equilibrate to maternal levels.
  5. Scrutinize the association between ectopic pregnancies and cannabinoid levels in the blood.
  6. Provide the fetal fat concentrations that THC is deposited compared to that of maternal plasma levels.

CPE Level: II

Learning Codes: 2000, 2010, 2050, 4090

Performance Indicators (RDN): 8.3.1 , 8.3.4 , 8.3.6 , 8.3.7

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