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Online Medicinal Cannabis Course for Medical Practitioners

Introduction To Prescribing Medicinal Cannabis

This course serves as an introduction to medicinal cannabis for medical practitioners. It aims to provide a basic understanding of the therapeutic properties of medicinal cannabis and its potential application in chronic pain management, palliative care, multiple sclerosis, CINV, as well as epilepsy. This course aims to provide medical practitioners with a basic understanding of the endocannabinoid system, pharmacology, mechanisms of action, adverse effects, drug interactions, treatment considerations, dosing, titration and the prescribing process in Australia.

ONLINE COURSE | ACTIVITY NUMBER: 191353
Earn 6 (Category 2) QI&CPD RACGP Accredited Points
Accredited by MediHuanna

Free for Medical Practitioners via GreenChoices (Normally $179.95)

Course Description & Curriculum

This course serves as an introduction to medicinal cannabis for medical practitioners and aims to provide a basic understanding of the therapeutic properties of medicinal cannabis and its potential application in chronic pain management, palliative care, multiple sclerosis, CINV, and epilepsy.

This course aims to provide medical practitioners with a basic understanding of the endocannabinoid system, pharmacology, mechanisms of action, adverse effects, drug interactions, treatment considerations, dosing, titration and the prescribing process in Australia.

On completion of this seminar, medical practitioners will access practical case studies developed by Dr. Towpik to help develop the necessary skills to confidently assess and advise patients regarding the suitability of medicinal cannabis-based on each individual case.

Lessons:
1. THE ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM
2. PHARMACOLOGY & PHYTOCANNABINOIDS
3. CLINICAL APPLICATIONS IN GENERAL PRACTICE
4. ADVERSE EFFECTS & POTENTIAL DRUG INTERACTIONS
5. PATIENT CARE, DOSING & TITRATION
6. PATIENT ACCESS
7. CASE STUDIES

This course is produced by MediHuanna, a RACGP accredited provider.

About the Instructor

Dr. Teresa Towpik

Chief Medical Officer | MEDIHUANNA

Dr Towpik is an Australian GP and an advocate of medicinal cannabis. She has been extensively studying the therapeutic properties of cannabis and applying it in her practice with promising results. Her main focus is the management of chronic debilitating pain.

Cannabis is becoming widely accepted and requested by patients. Now, there is a growing need for doctors to obtain practical skills and knowledge to prescribe it effectively and safely. Recognising this need, Dr Towpik founded MediHuanna, an organisation providing accredited cannabis education for Health Professionals.

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Online Course Proudly Sponsored by Little Green Pharma

Little Green Pharma is an Australian GMP-certified grower and manufacturer of medicinal cannabis. The Little Green Pharma team is a proud sponsor of the MediHuanna 'Introduction To Prescribing Medicinal Cannabis' online course provided free to medical practitioners (normally $179.95).