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Get ready to hear something good about Cannabis. Nurse Heather brings her eternal optimism and professional expertise to the stories of the day. Discussing current topics & events - making life's lemons into sweet lemonade and sharing a tall glass with guests, friends, and her listeners.
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420Media With founder Kerri Accardi today on Good News With Nurse Heather only on Cannabis Radio. Since 2014 the 420Media clients and projects have been featured across a combination of mainstream and industry media outlets. They specialize in cannabis, hemp, and CBD content creation, marketing, and advertising! During these times, the couch is considered to be the new Times Square. Connected Ads are largely consumption-based and reach the viewer wherever they are, whenever our placement criteria trigger that they fit the profile of the buyer we are trying to reach. Placements are seen across thousands of networks, shows, and applications stemming from major networks and television shows down to niche vlogger shows and YouTube pre-roll placements on non-linear viewing platforms (Roku, Amazon Firestick, Sling, etc). 420MEDIA encourages and empowers brands to schedule and purchase their own advertisements on billboards, connected television, and streaming audio in our easy-to-use self-service technology.
Elisabeth Mack RN, MBA founded Holistic Caring in 2016 as a concierge medical cannabis consultation service with clinical nurses helping educate, guide, and support patients with product choices, dosages, and timing. Holistic Caring bridges the gap between traditional and cannabis medicine. Her background includes a decade in hospitals where she specialized in psychiatry, diabetes, and medical units. Elisabeth spent the 20 years prior to Holistic Caring in operations, service, and sales management of several health insurance carriers and believes cannabinoid medicine offers our best chance at healing, comfort, and wholeness in a more holistic, economical, and empowering way. She earned an MBA in Healthcare Administration, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. She is a member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians, the American Cannabis Nurses Association, and the board of San Diego Women Grow.
Meghan Romero BSN, RN joins us today on Good News With Nurse Heather to talk about her career and how Cannabis has affected her outlook on her career. As a Registered Nurse for 14 years, in Critical Care as a Designated Charge Nurse of a Critical Care unit managing patients and staff, and RN in Cardiac Procedures, She witnessed the effects of modern living and prescription drugs have had on the body. Meghan knew there had to be a better way to heal and treat patients. That when she began educating herself and exploring other treatment modalities. Through these experiences, she shifted her focus to Holistic therapies including yoga and Ayurvedic applications with emphasis on the Endocannabinoid System. Currently advocating and educating patients and potential clients in Cannabis Nursing and Therapies as the body has an endocannabinoid system regulating and maintaining homeostasis throughout the body. Mind, Body, and Soul Healing.
Primal Healing is the product of years of experience and experimentation with topical products in the nursing and massage therapy industries. After nearly five years of practicing cannabis-infused massages, our topicals have provided relief to thousands of people in multiple countries and our desire was to make these products accessible to all. Prior to starting Primal Healing and Primal Therapeutics, founder Jordan Person was a nurse who worked in hospitals, government buildings, and hospice environments, eventually finding her way to massage therapy before diving into the medical cannabis industry. After 17 years as a nurse and 12 years as a massage therapist, she founded Primal Therapeutics, combining her experience and knowledge to fill a void in the market, and Cannabis-Infused Massage Therapy was born. Primal Healing was born out of a desire to share our products with as many people and provide as much relief as possible. The reality of it is, Jordan can’t touch everyone, but her topicals are an extension of who Jordan truly is, the nurse, therapist, and healer. Through continuous research and development, herbalism studies and certification, as well as nearly two decades of experience working with cannabinoids and topicals in nursing and therapy settings, Primal Healing’s products stand out from the rest and offer a noticeable difference each time you use them.
Sherri Tutkus BSN- RN is a leading force in the burgeoning cannabis industry. Sherri is the co-founder of The GREEN NURSE LLC, a global community of health professionals who provide vetted products and services to support the utilization of plant medicine and other progressive therapies to nourish the endocannabinoid system.Sherri is a nurse, patient, advocate, and activist in the cannabis space. She utilizes her expert nursing skills from the traditional system as a medical center specialist, clinical nurse liaison, and educator to bridge the gap between patients, the conventional medical system, and the cannabis community. She has been educating and implementing holistic integrative healing modalities within her nursing practice for over 25 years. She mentors other nurses and health professionals and educates them on the endocannabinoid system and the safe utilization of cannabis at dispensaries, hospitals, clinics, patients' homes, and she regularly presents at cannabis events, seminars, and expos the world over.
Natalie McBrayer BSN, RN, RYT, MJ is a nurse educator and certified cannabis consultant working in Seattle, WA with over seven years of experience in ambulatory nursing and patient education. She has completed post-baccalaureate training in functional medicine, reiki, mindful awareness in body-oriented therapies (MABT), and is a registered yoga teacher.
Jamie Rollins RN, BSN, CYT is a practicing Cannabis Nurse in the state of Florida. She has spent the last 15 years working in Public Health, Psychiatric, and Hospice Nursing. Her strong passion to educate people about the power of cannabis and her own personal story led Jamie to start a community cannabis clinic in her small town, providing medical cannabis recommendations and 1:1 consultations. She is also certified to teach yoga and holds regular workshops combining cannabis education and restorative yoga. Jamie offers free educational lectures throughout her community to help empower through education, break the stigma, and start the conversation about cannabis as medicine. She has spoken at CWCBExpo In NYC and TheCannaBiz Summit in Malta.
Lisa Hedin is the Founder and CEO of The Training Academy for Medical Cannabis. When medical cannabis and CBD started becoming more prevalent in the United States, she realized that there was a lack of education in the medical community. Lisa has spent most of her 25-year nursing career as an educator. She has been recently awarded "Clinical Educator of the Year" at a global meeting in Las Vegas. Lisa is the former Ms. North Carolina and Ms. USA. She was awarded the "Women of Distinction" by the Ms. America pageant system. That award was based on "Humanitarian Effort and Intelligence" with her platform for kidney disease awareness. She plans on doing that with Cannabis and what the plant has to offer.
The Strains of War, Could Cannabis Be the Cure to Combat PTSD? The Strains of War Is the Provoking New TRUE STORY Release by a Veteran Struggling to Cultivate a Cure and Recover from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. A soldier going to war knows to expect the unexpected, and R.'Doc' Gage Amsler encountered a lot of expected and unexpected trauma during his time in Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan working in/in support of the United States military forces. But he also stumbled upon a legendary cure hidden in the mountains along the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan – the Hindu Kush. He’d heard plenty about this mystical strain of cannabis working as a longtime medic... but how much of it was true? Could this particular strain really be the salvation to PTSD? Could he cultivate it? Could he even get it home safely? Doc Gage had no doubt of the need for an effective treatment for PTSD for Vets. It’s no secret that too many of those who have served their country suffer from it for the rest of their lives with flashbacks, nightmares, anxiety, a sense of detachment from loved ones, and difficulty functioning in day to day life. He knows how devastating PTSD can be because his own experiences in the military serving in combat areas have left him with PTSD. Across the US, military veterans with PTSD just aren’t getting the help they need. Left to fend for themselves through the struggle to re-join civilian society after experiencing the horrors of war, too many find themselves marginalized, isolated, and unable to hold down a job due to their PTSD symptoms. Could Gage Amsler have the cure? Could the strain of cannabis he brought back from the Hindu Kush help his fellow vets recover and return to full and rewarding lives? Powerful Plant and Personal Pain The Strains of War is about much more than a plant that can help those suffering from PTSD. This is one man’s remarkable story before and after his amazing find in the mountainous border territory between Pakistan and Afghanistan. R. Gage Amsler had a troubled life before he became a medic. In fact, he joined the military to change his life because his other option seemed to be dying on the street. His rollercoaster-like career path also includes stints in the fire department, as a defense contractor, and in the automotive industry. His personal life has been even more chaotic. Along the way, he gained and lost many friends and divorced twice. He missed seven years of his daughter’s life to the chaos. But through it all, he has been on a quest for inner peace. Follow his adventures and misadventures on the quest to develop this cannabis cure in The Strains of war.
Lisa DeLong is an international inspirational speaker, author, cannabis nurse, bereavement facilitator, ballroom dancer, and mom! She inspires audiences with a powerful reconnect to purpose message using writing prompts, salsa dancing, and humor. Recently she passionately added cannabis education to her speaking platform in response to her discovery that cannabis could have helped her two sons during their leukemia treatments. She received her Cannabis Nurse Certification through Cannabis Nurses Network in 2017. In 2018, she created Little Sister Hemp Company, and in 2020 she joined Integrated Healthcare Solutions, a health and wellness company.
Cannabis Nurses of Color with Nurse Ivory Davis. Ivory is the Owner of Rosenthal Consulting Solutions, LLC (RCS); a minority, nurse-owned case management consulting firm specializing in Worker’s Compensation. RCS in partnership with Louisiana Cannabis Nurse Navigator, LLC offers a concierge Cannabis nurse case management program to assist Louisiana Medical Cannabis participants with navigating through the program. She has recently completed Cansoom’s Cannabis course; and a proud graduate of Grambling State University and LSU Health Sciences Center. In Ivory’s spare time she enjoys giving back to her community. She is Co-Founder of Cannabis Nurses of Color Connect, Louisiana’s Campaign for Nursing, GSU’s School of Nursing Advisory Board, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Sit back and enjoy today's episode of Good News, Cannabis Nurses of Color with Nurse Ivory Davis, only on Cannabis Radio!
Janna Champagne, BSN, RN, graduated with a BSN from OHSU and has a background in acute care Ortho/Neuro and Cardiovascular Cath Lab Recovery (critical care). After becoming disenchanted with mainstream medical options to treat her own chronic condition, she began extensively researching and found natural tools to promote holistic healing and sustain optimal health. This led to Janna founding Integrated Holistic Care, a Southern Oregon nonprofit medical and health education organization dedicated a whole systems approach to health. Nurse Janna’s focus is a holistic treatment, natural alternatives to pharmaceuticals that include cannabis therapy, and epigenetic screening (nutrigenomics) and her specialties include Autism/Pediatrics, Autoimmune/Inflammatory Disease, Neuro/Mental Health Dysfunction, and Chronic Pain Syndromes. Nurse Janna is an active member of the Cannabis Nurses Network, Patients for Safe Access, and Oregon Holistic Nurses Association. We cover all this and more on today's show with Janna Champagne!
Dawn-Marie Steenstra has always been a passionate patient advocate. She owned and operated her own assisted living in her home since the age of 20, caring for primarily deinstitutionalized psychiatric elderly women. In 1996, Dawn-Marie completed college as a practical nurse, and since 1998, has specialized in staff development, quality assurance, and infection control. Dawn-Marie learned about cannabis as a wellness option 10 months post breast cancer and thereafter jumped headlong into the industry. She has since worked with The American Cannabis Nurses Association, Patients Out of Time, Americans For Safe Access, United Patients Group, and most recently, was privileged to co-produce Season 2 of “The Sacred Plant” showcasing the alongside John Malanca in her role as National Ambassador for United Patients Group. Her goals in cannabis reform concentrate primarily on education and excellence in the practice of cannabinoid therapeutics, nursing, and business.
Cannabis Medicine with Marcie Cooper of The Cannabis Nurses Network. Marcie first became interested in Cannabis Medicine as she saw an increase in patients using cannabis and knew she needed a better understanding. The knowledge gained was so profound, she found herself emerged in the science of cannabis.She has been a hospice nurse for more than 10 years and believes this sacred journey is one of the most important places where knowledgeable cannabis nurses should be found as the results for hospice patients are so enormous. She also created and contributed to several nationally offered nursing CEU courses and programs on cannabis including Cannabinoid Connections in 2016.
Chula Vista’s top cop, a man is known throughout the state and nation for his dedication to law enforcement, retired after 35 years of service. While Bejarano has left public service to travel and spend more time with his wife and three grandchildren, he’ll keep many of his volunteer positions and consulting work. He tells us how many of his friends ended up in gangs and prison. Bejarano said he didn’t because his older sisters kept him out of trouble. After graduating from high school he joined the U.S. Marine Corps with a good friend and served three years. He maintained a cross-country relationship with his girlfriend, and the two married after he left the Marine Corps in 1978. Bejarano later joined the San Diego Police Department where he would work for the next 25 years, leaving as police chief.
The Arizona Public Health Association with Will Humble. Will is the Executive Director of the Arizona Public Health Association. His 30 years in public health included more than 2 decades at the Arizona Department of Health Services, where he served in various capacities including as the Agency Director from 2009 to 2015. Most recently, he served as a health policy director at the University of Arizona from 2015 to 2017. He continues to be involved in health policy in his role with AzPHA and as Adjunct Faculty with The University of Arizona's Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. He received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Northern Arizona University, a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Arizona State University, and a Masters in Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from The University of Arizona in 2015 for his career commitment to engaging partnerships between academic and executive public health. Will is a big believer in using evidence-based health policy as a means of improving health outcomes and in leading and managing with emotional intelligence.
The Return of good News With Nurse Heather. Nurse Heather and CannaKenny explain what has kept them away from the program. Namely the founding and formation of the Cannabis Nurses Network. Cannabis Nurses Network is a private professional development network exclusively for active and aspiring medical cannabis nurses and nurse entrepreneurs. Established in 2015, CNN is a professional development organization with a focus on educating nurses on cannabis science and its practical applications in patient care and providing a global nursing support network. The program, “Rooted in Science, Nourished by Knowledge,” is approved for 10.64 nursing contact hours and covers topics presented at the Cannabis Nurses Network Conference 2019 including essential cannabis knowledge, clinical recommendations, administration, and ethical considerations. Cannabis Nurses Network is leading a revolution in healthcare from a nursing perspective, said CNN founder and CEO, Heather Manus. “We are feeding the minds and reaching the hearts of nurses through shared knowledge; inspiring and empowering them through education and opportunities to be recognized for their exceptional work, expertise, dedication, and contribution to the healthcare revolution inspired by cannabis science and medicine. So sit back and enjoy The Return of good News With Nurse Heather right here on cannabis radio!
Today on Good News Cana Kenny and Nurse Healther are joined by Breast Health Advocate & Educator Raea Campbell .Raea is founder of Bosm Wellness, a lifestyle brand designed to promote the awareness of breast health and wellness. They teach women how to care for their breasts and lymphatic system naturally. The premier product is a breast health oil to use with breast massage called Pure Tropical Serum. They speak about the benefits of cannabis and cannabinoids for healthy breasts and body.
Nurse Heather and CannaKenny preview the upcoming 2017 Cannabis Science Conference in Portland, Orgeon with Joshua Crossney, President & Founder of jCanna, Inc.
Today on Good News with Nurse Heather, Kenny and Heather are joined again by Julie Monteiro A.K.A Nurse Juhlzie. Nurse Juhlzie is the editor of Cannabis Nurses Magazine, co-founder of Cannabis Nurses Network, and has been a registered nurse for 20+ years. They talk about Cannabis Nurses Magazine and the ground breaking achievements in the endo-cannabinoid system they have made with said magazine.
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