Rebecca Abraham, RN, BSN
Rebecca Abraham, RN, BSN is the President and Founder of Acute on Chronic. Acute on Chronic was the first cannabis nurse clinic in the Midwest.
Rebecca has trained and worked at some of the best academic medical centers in the country and was board certified in Critical Care Nursing. She holds a certificate in Cannabis Nursing through the American Association of Cannabis Nurses. Rebecca is currently attending Northern Illinois University and enrolled in the Doctorate of Nursing Practice program.
Rebecca was awarded a continuing education scholarship from National Nurses United to Rutgers University’s Women’s Global Health Leadership Certificate program. In 2015, she was awarded the Illinois Nurses Association “40 under 40 Leaders in Nursing” Award and was a scholarship winner for the 2012 Nurse in Washington Lobbyist Internship.
Rebecca remains an active member of the American Cannabis Nurses Association, National Nurses United (NNU), Patient Advocacy Alliance, and Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society. She has testified and lobbied for healthcare, patient safety, nursing, and cannabis policies on the municipal, state, and federal levels.
She currently is a national speaker in the healthcare and cannabis community. She also proudly educates physicians, nurses, patients, and the cannabis industry on cannabis science, safety, potential therapeutic uses, and the growing area of cannabis nursing.
Rebecca will speak Friday morning:
The Cannabis Elephant in the Room: Who’s Using and Why