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Medical Cannabis Training Course

Prescribe Medical Cannabis to existing and new patients

Led by the research, data, and experience of Australia’s highest prescribing Doctors and Specialist Nurses, the Confident Prescriber Course is suitable for clinicians who have limited knowledge and want to start prescribing Medical Cannabis, as well as more advanced medical practitioners who are looking for further Medical Cannabis training to improve their prescribing knowledge and efficiencies.

Within this Medical Cannabis course, you will gain all the knowledge and tools required to start consulting with your patients and prescribing the suitable products for their needs. Learn about eligibility, government requirements, products, and dosing that will enable you to make informed decisions for your patients. Register here to become a prescribing Medical Practitioner today.

***NOTE: If you are already registered with CanView, you can access this course through the Education tab in the main menu while logged in.***

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The skills you will learn in our Medical Cannabis course are:

Understand the history and biochemistry of Medicinal Cannabis

Be able to have working knowledge and understanding of how the ECS works in the human body.

Advanced knowledge on different cannabinoids

Become familiar with different cannabinoids and the relationship they play together.

Learn about interactions with other medicines

Be able to recognise and prescribe the correct products for an individual patients Medical Cannabis treatment plan.

Choose the correct Cannabinoid treatment plan with products and dosages for different conditions

Become familiar with product forms, concentrations and administration in order to prescribe the best products for your patients.

Become efficient with the Cannabinoid prescription process

Gain proficiency in how to submit different applications and approvals from the government.

Learn from real life case studies

Have the confidence to prescribe to your patients based on proven data and real-world examples.

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2.5 Hours of online content

6 detailed modules

Eligible to submit for self directed learning

Designed for both auditory and visual learning

Easy and engaging learning tools and resources provided

End of module quizzes to emphasise learnings

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CanView Confident Prescriber Course Overview

Module 1: Discover the Endocannabinoid System

The overall goal for this presentation is to help providers understand the Endocannabinoid System, name the key components, and how they function and communicate within the human body.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Summarise the discovery of the ECS
  • Outline the key components of the ECS
  • Describe the basic functions of the ECS
  • Explain the ECS role in cellular communication

 

Module 2: Understanding Medical Cannabis

The overall goal for this presentation is to help providers better understand the characteristics of Medical Cannabis and its role within the ECS. Additionally, clinicians will be able to confidently discuss the potential benefits and risks associated with Medical Cannabis.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the phyo-cannabinoids used in Medical Cannabis therapy
  • Outline the phyto-cannabinoids’ role in ECS
  • Name the therapeutic properties of the major cannabinoids
  • Indicate potential side effects and adverse effects of cannabis

Module 3: Understanding Cannabis administration, metabolic pathways and interactions with other medicines

Upon completion of this module, the clinician will be able to explain the differences of absorption and metabolism between the various forms of cannabis administration, describe the major metabolic pathways involved with cannabinoids, and recognise potential interactions that cannabinoids may have with other medications.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explain the difference of absorption and metabolism between different administration techniques
  • Describe the major metabolic pathways involved with cannabinoids
  • Recognise interactions of cannabinoids with other medications

Module 4: Understanding indications, conditions and dosing guidelines

The overall goal for this module is to help providers better understand the Indications, Condition Pathways, and Dosing Guidelines for Medical Cannabis.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the indications for the use of Medical Cannabis therapy
  • Outline the condition pathways
  • Identify the dosing guidelines

Module 5: Understanding the (TGA) Therapeutic Goods Administration SAS Applications and the practical aspects of prescribing Medical Cannabis

The overall goal for this module is to help providers better understand the Therapeutic Goods Administration SAS Application, Practical Aspects of Prescribing, and Medical Cannabis Prescriptions.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Outline the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) SAS application
  • Describe the Medical Cannabis prescription process
  • Identify the practical aspects of prescribing

Module 6: In-depth case studies

The overall goal for this module is to help providers better understand common presentations and clinical applications through case studies.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the titration requirements of certain cases
  • Outline the general dosing of common conditions
  • Identify the dosing requirements of specific conditions

Meet Our Expert Tutors

Dr Ben Jansen

Clinical Director - Cannabis Doctors Australia / *Australia's Highest Prescribing Medical Cannabis Doctor

Donielle Paul

Specialist Cannabis Nurse - Cannabis Doctors Australia

Dr Matua Jansen

Head Cannabis Doctor - Cannabis Doctors Australia

Danielle Holloway

Specialist Cannabis Nurse - Cannabis Doctors Australia

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By enrolling in the CanView Confident Prescriber Course you will gain a dual login to the CanView platform to access the full range of prescribing and educational tools as well as being able to view the widest range of Medical Cannabis products in Australia

** NOTE: If you are already registered with CanView, you can access this course through the Education tab in the main menu while logged in***

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