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    Home Study Details


    Program Type

    Home Study Webcast

    Credits

    1 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Sunday, September 27, 2015

    Offline Date

    Sunday, September 24, 2017

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Saturday, March 24, 2018

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Nurse

    Cost

    $4.00

    • Overview

      Over twenty U.S. states and the District of Columbia have laws that allow marijuana to be used for medicinal reasons. It is important for pharmacists to understand the characteristics of marijuana and its effect on patients and be able to talk with patients about potential benefits and risks of medial marijuana. The speaker will present a variety of issues in an evidence-based manner related to marijuana including how it works, various dosage forms, therapeutic effects, side effects, drug interactions, impact on opiate use and consumer safety issues.

      Rating

         4.50  out of 5

      Handouts

      • Slide Document :   SlideDocument_0798000015025H01.pdf

      Financial Support By

      PharmCon
    • Pharmacist

      Explain the various dosage forms of marijuana and their pharmacodynamic impact.
      Identify potential drug interactions and consumer safety issues with marijuana use.
      Describe the clinical pharmacology of marijuana and its active components.
      Evaluate the potential therapeutic and adverse effects of marijuana.

      Pharmacy Technician

      Describe the active component of marijuana
      List drugs that can interact with marijuana

      Nurse

      Identify potential drug interactions and consumer safety issues with marijuana use.
      Explain the various dosage forms of marijuana and their pharmacodynamic impact.
      Evaluate the potential therapeutic and adverse effects of marijuana.
      Describe the clinical pharmacology of marijuana and its active components.
    • Activity Type

      Knowledge

      CE Broker

      20-487406

      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-15-025-H01-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-15-025-H01-T
      Nurse 0798-0000-15-025-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).