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Welcome to our Medical Cannabis Fundamentals: The Essential Guide to Patient Care for Nurses course, tailored to equip nursing professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate Australia's evolving medical cannabis landscape. Delve into the benefits, regulations, and practical aspects of medical cannabis, enhancing your ability to provide comprehensive care to patients.

Upon 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.
  • Monitor and provide titration advice around cannabinoid medicines. 
  • Apply critical safety considerations in patient centred care.
  • Navigate the regulatory frameworks surrounding medical cannabis provision in Australia. 
  • Claim 5 CPD hours for eligible participants.

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Medical Cannabis Fundamentals: The Essential Guide to Patient Care for Nurses

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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.

Welcome to our Medical Cannabis Fundamentals: The Essential Guide to Patient Care for Nurses course, tailored to equip nursing professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate Australia's evolving medical cannabis landscape. Delve into the benefits, regulations, and practical aspects of medical cannabis, enhancing your ability to provide comprehensive care to patients.

Upon 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.
  • Monitor and provide titration advice around cannabinoid medicines. 
  • Apply critical safety considerations in patient centred care.
  • Navigate the regulatory frameworks surrounding medical cannabis provision in Australia. 
  • Claim 5 CPD hours for eligible participants.

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Claim 5 CPD Hours

This activity has been endorsed by APNA according to approved quality standards criteria.

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

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Clinical Case Studies

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