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Nov 15, 2019 | CME 4.00 | USD $225 | Greeley, Colorado
Cannabis in Primary Care: What to Know for Patients in Pain is organized by CuraCore MED and will be held on Nov 15, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Greeley at Lincoln Park, Greeley, Colorado, United States of America. Course Description: Medical professionals face many questions when it comes to cannabis. How does it work? Is it safe? Is it working? Is it legal? This course aims to educate medical professionals about the science and safety of cannabis. We recognize the need for primary care providers to acquire knowledge about non-opioid approaches for controlling pain. This includes neuropathic, inflammatory, musculoskeletal, and cancer-associated pain. The class is open to physicians and allied healthcare professionals who are seeking factual information about cannabis. Continuing Education Information: American Academy of Medical Acupuncture designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. This Live activity, Cannabis in Primary Care Medicine - What to Know for Patients in Pain, from 11/15/2019 - 11/13/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 3.75 elective credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Goal: The goal of this program is to equip primary care practitioners with the scientific and evidence-based information they need in order to educate their patients about the risks and benefits of cannabis for patients with acute and chronic pain. Objectives: • List ten active constituents commonly found in cannabis formulations. • Describe the mechanism of action of cannabinoids and terpenes. • Contrast the effects of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol on the endocannabinoid system. • Critique labels of cannabis products and certificates of analysis in order to identify potential hazards versus benefits of available formulations. • Determine the unique risks of cannabis for pediatric and geriatric patients. • Specify commonly recommended starting doses for cannabis products based on available research. • Define what a certificate of analysis is and the information it contains. • Identify additional testing measures needed in order to assess product quality and reliability. • Describe ways to assess patients in order to determine whether cannabis is effective for pain. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.