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Welcome to our Medical Cannabis Fundamentals: The Essential Guide to Prescribing for Doctors. This course is designed to equip general practitioners with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate Australia's evolving medical cannabis landscape. Explore the benefits, regulations, and practical aspects of prescribing medical cannabis for improved patient outcomes.

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe cannabis medicines accurately and demonstrate an understanding of the individual chemical components of the plant.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of endocannabinoid system function.
  • Assess the suitability of cannabis treatments in various chronic disease states.
  • Identify appropriate patient cohorts for medical cannabis treatment.
  • Facilitate clinical discussions with patients around medical cannabis as a therapeutic option in symptom management.
  • Initiate, monitor and titrate cannabinoid medicines. 
  • Apply critical safety considerations in patient centred care.
  • Navigate the regulatory frameworks surrounding medical cannabis provision in Australia.

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Medical Cannabis Fundamentals: The Essential Guide to Prescribing for Doctors

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 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.

Welcome to our Medical Cannabis Fundamentals: The Essential Guide to Prescribing for Doctors. This course is designed to equip general practitioners with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate Australia's evolving medical cannabis landscape. Explore the benefits, regulations, and practical aspects of prescribing medical cannabis for improved patient outcomes.

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe cannabis medicines accurately and demonstrate an understanding of the individual chemical components of the plant.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of endocannabinoid system function.
  • Assess the suitability of cannabis treatments in various chronic disease states.
  • Identify appropriate patient cohorts for medical cannabis treatment.
  • Facilitate clinical discussions with patients around medical cannabis as a therapeutic option in symptom management.
  • Initiate, monitor and titrate cannabinoid medicines. 
  • Apply critical safety considerations in patient centred care.
  • Navigate the regulatory frameworks surrounding medical cannabis provision in Australia.

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Claim 5 CPD Hours

This activity has been endorsed by Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine.

Completion of these educational activities entitles eligible participants to claim 5 CPD hours.

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

History of Medical Cannabis

Empower yourself on the history of both social and medical history of medical cannabis.

INTERMEDIATE PRINCIPLES OF MEDICAL CANNABIS

Clinical Case Studies

Dive deep into real-world medical cannabis scenarios and treatment outcomes through a detailed analysis