The endocannabinoid system and medicinal cannabis: What you didn’t learn in medical school

Sunday 22 May 2022, 8.45am - 5.00pm

Please join expert guest speakers from Australia and overseas for a virtual interactive and practical discussion on the foundations of cannabis in medicine, as well as the dosing and prescribing of medicinal cannabis in an Australian context.

By the end of this event, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the history of cannabis with relation to historical medicinal use, prohibition and reinstating its medicinal value
  • Describe the Endocannabinoid System (ECS), its components and its role in the physiology of other bodily systems
  • Outline the list of actions for common cannabinoids and terpenes
  • Select appropriate dosage and administration of cannabis based on patient presentation/symptoms and desired outcome (i.e. duration of effect and potency)
  • Outline cannabis-specific drug interactions and common side effects
  • Describe the available prescribing pathways for pharmaceutical cannabis in eligible patients
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