Cannabis & End of Life Care: Improving the Quality of Life for Patients

Cannabis & End of Life Care: Improving the Quality of Life for Patients

Are you a nurse looking for a new field to explore and transition into? Are you interested in cannabis? Yes, you are reading it right—being a nurse in the cannabis industry is a thing, and they matter as much as hospital nurses! Prejudice against cannabis might still exist, and so much more becomes amplified if a nurse, a supposed pharmaceutical medicine patron, delves more into a holistic approach.

That’s where Megan Mbengue enters the picture! Megan is the Founder of Trusted Canna Nurse, and she a nationally certified in hospice and palliative care who worked at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Currently living in Southern California, Megan maximizes her decade of experience in nursing to provide an alternative medicine experience to patients through various cannabis applications. Tune in as Megan shares her nursing journey, the sad reality of the current state of nurses in the healthcare industry, the battle of pharmaceuticals vs. alternative medications, and so much more!

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Megan shares a story of how she started her business
  • The mission of Trusted Canna Nurse
  • Why educating people about the endocannabinoid system is essential
  • Megan describes the sad reality of the current state of nurses and the corruption that surrounds it
  • The upcoming shift in the healthcare paradigm with nurses being involved in the cannabis industry
  • Why evidence-based research is the strongest weapon of pharmaceutical vs. alternative medications
  • Why the stigma towards cannabis still exists among older people and how to solve them
  • How do you become a cannabis nurse?
  • Why appropriate branding is essential to introduce cannabis to its target market
  • The nursing field is voted as the most trusted profession; what can you make out of it?
  • The effects of plant medicine on the human body
  • Megan’s obstacles as a cannabis nurse
  • And so much more!

Contact Nurse Megan on LinkedIn or her website here to learn more about the various services and products that she offers.

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Integrative Medicine & CBD: Bridging Eastern and Western Medicine

Integrative Medicine & CBD: Bridging Eastern and Western Medicine

Did you know that humans create their own cannabinoids, called endocannabinoids? How about the fact that most healthcare professionals receive very little education on health and wellness subjects like nutrition? These are just a few things that pharmacist, Dr. Swathi Varanasi, wishes more of her colleagues, and the public knew.

Dr. Swathi Varanasi is also Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Officer of Element Apothec, a wellness and skincare brand that uses evidence-based science to create CBD-infused products. She believes in blending the Eastern and Western approach, utilizing herbs, plant-medicine, and multiple different modalities.

Through her practices as an integrative health pharmacist and leading education initiatives at Element Apothec, she’s helping further break the stigma of cannabis as medicine and teaching others about starting a business.

Tune in to this episode to hear more about Dr. Swathi’s passion for educating both patients and healthcare professionals, her brand and how it’s standing out in a saturated market!

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Dr. Swathi on becoming an integrated health pharmacist and business owner
  • Using cannabinoids and herbs to bring healing at her company, Element Apothec
  • Why education on evidence-based practices of cannabis is important
  • Changes in healthcare professionals need to make
  • The stigma surrounding cannabis and a lack of research
  • What would Dr. Swathi say to skeptics?
  • How Dr. Swathi got interested in cannabis as medicine
  • Talking to a healthcare provider about cannabis
  • Dr. Swathi on starting her brand, Element Apothec, and helping customers
  • Prioritizing education at Element Apothec
  • Struggles her brand faces in a saturated market
  • What’s next for Element Apothec
  • Dr. Swathi’s definition of success

Contact Dr. Swathi on LinkedIn or her website here! And, learn more about her skincare and wellness brand, Element Apothec: https://elementapothec.com

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Military Veteran Takes the Lead as an Inspiring Cannabis Advocate

Military Veteran Takes the Lead as an Inspiring Cannabis Advocate

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Brandon Hilton is the CEO of Organic Memories based in Chicago, Illinois. Brandon had always been in touch with nature. Together with his wife, Reena, they want to bring change and help transform the lives of their clients through a holistic approach and the ‘essence’ of nature.

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Blending Louisiana’s Original Flavors with the Powers of Cannabis and Hemp

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Pierre Davis is an award winning chef as well as the president and CEO of Euphoria Eats Co. Euphoria Eats is a veteran-owned company that infuses CBD and hemp with original Louisiana sauces and recipes. In this episode, Pierre shares with us his experience entering the cannabis industry through his incredible and delicious infused condiments. He also touches on how cannabis helped him through PTSD after serving in the army, as well as the intense stigma towards using cannabis as a medicine in his southern home state of Louisiana.

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