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Intermediate Principles of Medical Cannabis: Clinical Case Study - Palliative care

Violet, a seventy-seven year old woman, is in palliative care and undergoing radiation therapy. 

As she enters her end of life (EOL) period, she's looking to medical cannabis to improve her comfort and alleviate the pain caused by the side effects of the other therapies she's undergoing.

In this case study, we explore how Violet's team devised a suitable treatment plan that addressed her side effects and improved her quality of life (QOL) during her EOL period.

Upon completion of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Define the palliative approach to care and outline key clinical assessments 
  • Discuss the potential benefits and limitations of medical cannabis as a treatment option for symptomatic management in palliative care
  • Identify suitable candidates for medical cannabis treatment
  • Apply critical safety considerations/risk mitigation strategies for patients using medical cannabis in palliative care
  • Facilitate clinical discussions with patients around medical cannabis as a therapeutic option in palliative care
  • Discuss product usage and critical safety considerations with patients in patient-centred care

Intermediate Principles of Medical Cannabis: Clinical Case Study - Palliative Care

Elevate your expertise in medical cannabis with evidence-based learning derived from genuine patient experiences at Australia's biggest medical cannabis clinic. Dive deep into real-world medical cannabis scenarios and treatment outcomes through a detailed analysis. Our case studies offer comprehensive information about patient medical history, symptoms, diagnosis, medical cannabis-based treatment plans, and the results of that treatment.

Violet, a seventy-seven year old woman, is in palliative care and undergoing radiation therapy. 

As she enters her end of life (EOL) period, she's looking to medical cannabis to improve her comfort and alleviate the pain caused by the side effects of the other therapies she's undergoing.

In this case study, we explore how Violet's team devised a suitable treatment plan that addressed her side effects and improved her quality of life (QOL) during her EOL period.

Upon completion of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Define the palliative approach to care and outline key clinical assessments 
  • Discuss the potential benefits and limitations of medical cannabis as a treatment option for symptomatic management in palliative care
  • Identify suitable candidates for medical cannabis treatment
  • Apply critical safety considerations/risk mitigation strategies for patients using medical cannabis in palliative care
  • Facilitate clinical discussions with patients around medical cannabis as a therapeutic option in palliative care
  • Discuss product usage and critical safety considerations with patients in patient-centred care

The SAGED Advantage

Our courses are informed by data insights and the latest research from Australia’s biggest medical cannabis clinic. Let our unrivalled experience grow your wisdom.  

SAGED is dedicated to creating a community amongst health practitioners who are passionate about removing the stigma surrounding medical cannabis.

Our mission is to empower healthcare professionals to enhance patient outcomes with medical cannabis.

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MEDICAL CANNABIS FUNDAMENTALS:

The Essential Guide to Prescribing for Doctors

 In this program, you will master the foundational aspects critical to effective and safe prescribing of medical cannabis. You will develop a practical understanding of the endocannabinoid system, essential to initiating, monitoring, and titrating cannabinoid medicines within the regulatory framework in Australia.

MEDICAL CANNABIS FUNDAMENTALS:

The Essential Guide to Patient Care for Nurses

In this program, you will master the foundational aspects of treating patients with medical cannabis. You will gain the ability to describe cannabis medicines accurately and identify appropriate patient cohorts. As nurses, you will be able to facilitate clinical discussions confidently and safely within the Australian regulatory framework.

MEDICAL CANNABIS FUNDAMENTALS:

The Essential Guide to Dispensing for Pharmacists

In this program tailored for pharmacists, gain the essential knowledge required for safely and effectively handling medical cannabis. You'll develop a practical understanding of the endocannabinoid system, crucial for dispensing, monitoring, and adjusting cannabinoid medications within Australia's regulations. We'll also emphasise your distinct role as a pharmacist in patient care, empowering you to lead discussions and ensure the best outcomes for your patients.

Experience our learning platform today with our complimentary short course on the history of medical cannabis.