Medicinal Cannabis Training For Doctors
MediHuanna is an accredited RACGP education provider focused on developing medicinal cannabis education for all health professionals. Our courses are accredited by the RACGP in the QI & CPD program for the 2017-19 triennium. Our courses may also be eligible for self-directed CPD points for other health professionals, please contact your medical organisation for more information.
Introduction To Prescribing Medicinal Cannabis
Online Course | Activity Number: 138420
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.
Practical Skills in Prescribing Medicinal Cannabis
Face-to-Face Workshop | Activity Number: 147060
This workshop is designed to offer health professionals with practical skills in prescribing medicinal cannabis in Australia. Designed by Dr Towpik, this course has been developed using her practical experience and real case studies from her practice. This workshop aims to provide health professionals with an understanding of the therapeutic properties of medicinal cannabis and its potential application in chronic pain management, palliative care, multiple sclerosis, CINV, and epilepsy. This full-day workshop is scheduled for the 17th November at The University Club, UWA.
Medicinal Cannabis Fundamentals Course
Medicinal Cannabis Fundamentals
Free Online Course
This short 15 minute video serves as a fundamental course that will help medical practitioners understand the importance of medicinal cannabis in a clinical setting. This course aims to provide medical practitioners with a basic understanding of the endocannabinoid system, pharmacology, adverse effects and treatment considerations.
Dr Towpik’s Medicinal Cannabis Book
Introduction to Medicinal Cannabis
An Easy Guide for Doctors and Patients
(Hardcover & ebook)
This book is designed to be an easy to follow and understand introduction to medicinal cannabis covering everything from the history, endocannabinoid system, cannabis pharmacology, delivery methods, drug interactions, treatment options and an overview of the various ailments it can treat with consideration to the current clinical and anecdotal evidence. I hope patients as well as doctors find it informative and become inspired to continue their learning of the cannabis plant’s remarkable properties while embracing it as an important therapeutic agent.
At MediHuanna we strive to provide comprehensive, non-biased and easy to understand medicinal cannabis education for health professionals. Our goal is to educate health professionals in the safety requirements of prescribing by providing practical training courses to the medical community. Our accredited, science-based medicinal cannabis education will help medical practitioners develop the necessary skills to confidently assess and advise patients regarding the suitability of medicinal cannabis treatment.
Cannabis needs to be monitored in a proper clinical setting to optimise the therapeutic result and reduce side effects. It is vital for patients and doctors to have a better understanding of this mysterious plant and how it works in the body. Many people all over the world report great benefits of medicinal cannabis and it is important that health professionals are provided with the necessary information to ensure the highest standard of patient care. We believe high-quality education is the key to achieving widespread acceptance, enabling medical practitioners to understand this complex therapeutic agent so that it may be integrated into modern medicine.