Introduction To Prescribing Medicinal Cannabis
RACGP Activity Number: 138420
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.
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.