What you get by completing this session

  • 30 mins of CPD

    A 20 minute video lecture with presentation slides, you can stop and start anytime you like. 10 minute quiz is included.

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What you'll learn in this expert session

Since it was legalised in 2016, Medicinal Cannabis has provided relief to many Australians, many of whom had been living with severe chronic pain and discomfort. This relief has been described as life-changing for numerous patients who are now able to stop taking other medications with undesirable side-effects.

Dr Ben Jansen outlines the indications and cautions for medicinal cannabis, explains how the different cannabinoid medications work and provides practitioners with a starting point for the treatment of patients that may benefit from medicinal cannabis.

Learning Objectives:

  • List the indications for the use of medicinal cannabis
  • Identify the side effects and limitations for the approved THC and CBD products
  • Describe the action of THC and CBD on the human Endocannabinoid system
  • Organise the different Cannabinoid products by their schedule for storage and administration

About the Expert

Dr Ben Jansen

Ben is a founding Director of the CDA Health group which includes Cannabis Doctors Australia which operates CDA Clinics for Cannabinoid Medicine and CanView which is Australia's Cannabis Marketplace.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    How to complete this course

    • Instructions

  • 2

    Medicinal Cannabis - Navigating the Maze

    • Summary and learning objectives

    • Video lecture (20 mins)

    • Quiz: test your learning (10 mins)

  • 3

    Document your CPD here

    • CPD Documentation and Reflection Activity Tool

  • 4


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