Cannabinoids as Medicine

Philadelphia, PA US
December 9, 2016

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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

     Philadelphia, PA




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.

Learning Objectives

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.
Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Content Areas: 
Palliative Medicine
Patient Safety
Course Format: 
Live Conference
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
12/09/2016 - 8:00am EST
Event ends: 
12/09/2016 - 9:00am EST
Chemical Heritage Foundation
315 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

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.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 Attendance


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