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Medical Cannabis Fundamentals: The Essential Guide to Prescribing for Doctors


Master the foundational aspects of effective and safe prescribing of medical cannabis. This program will help you develop a practical understanding of the endocannabinoid system, essential to initiating, monitoring, and titrating cannabinoid medicines within the regulatory framework in Australia.



Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe cannabis medicines accurately and demonstrate an understanding of the individual chemical components of the plant
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of endocannabinoid system function
  3. Assess the suitability of cannabis treatments in various chronic disease states
  4. Identify appropriate patient cohorts for medical cannabis treatment
  5. Facilitate clinical discussions with patients around medical cannabis as a therapeutic option in symptom management
  6. Initiate, monitor and titrate cannabinoid medicines
  7. Apply critical safety considerations in patient-centred care
  8. Navigate the regulatory frameworks surrounding medical cannabis provision in Australia.


Cost: $249

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Upon completion, your CPD activity record may take up to 4 weeks to be reflected on your CPD Home Dashboard.

CPD Activity Details
Educational Activities
General Learning
CPD Hours
5h : 0m
General Practice and Primary Care, General Medicine, Medicinal Cannabis
Medical practitioners
Applicable CAPE Aspects
Culturally Safe Practice, Professionalism, Ethical Practice

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