Cannabinoids as Medicine
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This course lecture program highlights the cannabinoid research and findings currently underway in the field. Cannabinoids as medicine, basic mechanisms of cannabinoid effects on the body, scientific evidence regarding the safety and efficacy of cannabis-based treatment strategies and findings regarding therapeutic benefits will be covered.
December 9, 2016 Agenda
8:00 – 9:00 AM - Cannabinoids as Medicine
Sara Jane Ward, PhD
Assistant Professor, Center for Substance Abuse Research
Department of Pharmacology
Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Upon completion of the lecture program, participants will be able to:
- Increase their understanding of the endogenous cannabinoid system and the various ways in which components of Cannabis can modulate physiological function.
- Increase awareness of the scientific evidence regarding the safety and efficacy of Cannabis-based treatment strategies with a focus on cannabinoids and pain.
All faculty at continuing educating activities for nurses, physicians and allied health professionals are required to disclose to the audience (1) any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services and (2) any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials. Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the agenda.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Attendance