Medicinal Cannabis : Alzheimer's Disease

This module, Medicinal Cannabis: Alzheimer's Disease, will present information on the use of medicinal cannabis in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias, to include:

  • Intro to Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
  • Current treatments that do/do not work well for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
  • Basic science rationale for medicinal cannabis use
  • What evidence do we have?
  • Anecdotal reports
  • Observational and interventional research
  • Pros and cons of medicinal cannabis use in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
  • Recommendations (as appropriate; forms, strains, ratios, doses, frequency)
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Learning Objectives & Target Audience:

  • Summarize changes within the brain in Alzheimer's Disease
  • Explain the efficacy/lack of efficacy of currently approved therapeutic options for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
  • Describe risks and benefits of medicinal cannabis in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
  • Outline the endocannabinoid syste's role in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
  • Summarize current evidence both for and against cannabis use in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
  • Discuss best practices for medicinal cannabis forms, strains, ratios, dosages in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias, based on available information
This course is designed for healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of patients who may benefit from medicinal cannabinoids.
 
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Module Issue Date: 06/01/2018   Module Expiration Date: 05/31/2020
Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Institute of Emerging Health Professions
Jefferson College of Population Health
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Content Areas: 
Geriatrics
Neurology
Primary Care
Psychology
Psychiatry
Course Format: 
Online Activity
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.50 Attendance
  • 0.50 CNE
  • 0.50 ACPE
  • 0.50 ACPE-T
Course opens: 
05/31/2018
Course expires: 
05/31/2020
Cost:
$25.00
Rating: 
0

Planners and Presenters:

Charles Pollack, MA, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FAHA, FESC, FCPP
Associate Provost for Innovation in Education
Director, Jefferson Institute of Emerging Health Professions
Director, The Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp
Associate Dean for CME and Strategic Partner Alliances
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA

Barry Rovner, MD
Professor-Neurology and Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Geriatric
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA
 
Judy Spahr, MPH, MLS, MEd, CCRC, CCRP
Administrative Director, The Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA

This course is open to all interested learners. If you are seeking CE credit, the accreditation requirements for successful completion are: You must register and complete the entire online program, viewing the video in its entirety, obtaining a successful post test score of at least 80%, and completing the online evaluation, in order to receive full credit for this course.  Once these components are completed, you will immediately be able to access your CE Certificate.

If you have any questions, please contact us at JeffersonCPD@jefferson.edu.


ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

PHYSICIANS
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 enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NURSES
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Contact Hours: RN participants who successfully complete this activity will be awarded maximum 0.50 contact hour.

Non-endorsement of products: Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing nursing education activities only and does not imply Pennsylvania State Nurses Association or ANNC Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial products.

PHARMACISTS
The Jefferson College of Population Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
 

This knowledge based program ( 0079-9999-18-012-H01-P ) is acceptable for 0.50 hour of continuing pharmacy education credit. Statements of Credit indicating hours/CEUs will be uploaded to CPE Monitor within 60 days following program for participants who complete this activity and submit required participant information, including evaluation, pre/post-test, NABP # and DOB.

 
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

ALL OTHER INDIVIDUALS
A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to all others.

If you have any questions regarding CE credits for this particular course, please contact us at JeffersonCPD@jefferson.edu.


Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.50 Attendance
  • 0.50 CNE
  • 0.50 ACPE
  • 0.50 ACPE-T

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/31/2018
Course expires: 
05/31/2020

Price

Cost:
$25.00
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