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Rebecca Abraham RN, BSN
Rebecca Abraham RN, BSN from Acute on Chronic was our Guest Speaker at our weekly zoom meeting.
Acute on Chronic believes in educated guidance to cannabis, alternative therapies, supplemental treatments, and support navigating a complex health system.  "We are here to provide clarity to cannabis and healthcare because we believe that access to treatment, evidence-based practice, healthcare equity, and defense of patient's rights are vital to your health and well being" said Rebecca. Acute on Chronic provides clients/patients with information and suggestions that are intended to assist obtain and use medical cannabis as well as other medical services. From a single assessment to ongoing support, they are ready to support you with all your cannabis questions as you investigate and become comfortable with this alternative
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Rebecca Abraham, RN, BSN has worked in healthcare for 15 years. Rebecca has extensive experience in Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Heart Failure, Surgical Services, and Case Management.  
Rebecca was trained and has worked at some of the best academic medical centers in the country and is board certified in Critical Care Nursing. She is also proud to serve her community as a Board of Education Member for District 219 and has testified and lobbied for healthcare, patient safety, nursing, and cannabis policies on the municipal, state, and federal levels. Rebecca is an active National Nurses United (NNU) at large member. She has a certificate in Cannabis Nursing through the American Association of Cannabis Nurses.  
Rebecca was formerly a board member (2015-2018) at Chicago Center for Music Education, a non-profit music school that serves the Chicagoland area. She also served as a board member (2015-2017) as well as a community advocate and in government relations for WeWill (formerly Mom+Baby), an organization that lobbied for women and family-friendly policies in Illinois. She currently serves on the Skokie Park District Outreach Committee, Skokie Family Services Commission and formerly the School District 73.5 Strategic Planning Committee. She was awarded a continuing education scholarship from National Nurses United to Rutgers University for a Master's degree in Global Women's Health Leadership. 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 Association of Cannabis Nurses, Patient Advocacy Alliance, and Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society.