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    Home Study Details


    Program Type

    Home Study Webcast

    Credits

    1 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    Offline Date

    Saturday, March 26, 2016

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Saturday, March 26, 2016

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Nurse

    Cost

    $4.00

    • Overview

      Cannabis, or marijuana, has been used for medicinal purposes since 2737 BC. Despite the federal government endorsing the illegal status of this drug, patients have continued to obtain cannabis for medical purposes. Currently, eighteen states and the District of Columbia in the U.S. have laws that allow marijuana to be used for medicinal reasons (e.g., severe pain, muscle spasms, severe nausea). It is important for pharmacists to understand the characteristics and appropriate use of medical marijuana with more patients seeking this alternative therapy.  This webinar will use an evidence-based approach to discuss the pharmacology, therapeutic uses, side effects, psychiatric implications, drug interactions, and various dosage forms of medical marijuana.  Pharmacists need to know and be able to talk with patients about the risks and benefits of using medical marijuana.

      Rating

         4.50  out of 5

      Handouts

      • Homestudy PDF :   Medical Marijuana Handout No Pictures EA.pdf

      Financial Support By

      PharmCon
    • Pharmacist

      Describe the clinical pharmacology of botanical MMJ and its active components
      Review various dosage formulations of medical marijuana (MMJ) available to patients
      Evaluate and discuss clinical studies performed in patients with various conditions to determine the effectiveness of botanical MMJ
      Identify adverse effects, psychiatric implications, and potential drug interactions that may occur with the use of botanical MMJ

      Pharmacy Technician

      List various forms of medical marijuana (MMJ)
      List therapeutic uses of MMJ

      Nurse

      Identify adverse effects, psychiatric implications, and potential drug interactions that may occur with the use of botanical MMJ
      Evaluate and discuss clinical studies performed in patients with various conditions to determine the effectiveness of botanical MMJ
      Describe the clinical pharmacology of botanical MMJ and its active components
      Review various dosage formulations of medical marijuana (MMJ) available to patients
    • Activity Type

      Knowledge

      CE Broker

      20-454592

      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-12-099-H01-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-12-099-H01-T
      Nurse 0798-0000-12-099-H01-P

      ACPE PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

      PharmCon is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

      In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


    HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
    Speakers or headphones
     


    SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
    Microsoft Edge
    Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
    Google Chrome
    Safari
    Firefox 3.0.3 or higher


    NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
    Broadband Internet Connection:
    T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
    4G cellular connection
     
     

    This continuing education activity is held as copyright by PharmCon, Inc. Through this notice, PharmCon, Inc. grants permission of its use for educational purposes only. These materials may not be used, in whole or in part, for any commercial purposes without prior permission in writing from the copyright owner(s).