Cannabis IN HEALTHCARE PROS & CONS

Date - 04/03/2020
Time - 08:00 am - 5:30 pm
The course will address healthcare professionals with up-to-date information on the pros and cons of cannabis in patient care. Each major discpline will be covered targeting neurology. psychiatry, palliative care, oncology, addiction dental, chronic pain, public health and education in the use of cannabis. We will evaluate the use of cannabis therapeutics in the clinical setting and examine the role of these and other therapies by addressing proper protocol with major advances in both clinical and scientific areas. It is vital that our physicians and physician-scientists be regularly apprised on these latest advancements. The best teachers and clinicians from the Columbia University Irving Medical Center will present the material in lecture format.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of the course, participants will be better able to:
a. Understand the most current, evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for key core competency-based topics in medicine.
b. Learn the latest knowledge & skills and apply them to daily practice.
c. Make recommendations for optimal management of many common diseases.
d. Diagnose and manage problems frequently encountered in the hospital setting.

Program Overview
Keynote Speaker
Raphael Mechoulam PhD
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Award Winning ‘Father of Cannabis Research’

Accreditation
Physicians / Nurses / Pharmacists
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Columbia University. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Designation Statement – Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for physicians, 9.50 contact hours for nurses and 9.50 knowledge-based contact hours for pharmacists. Learners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
NOTE to Pharmacists: The only official Statement of Credit is the one you pull from CPE Monitor. You must request your certificate within 30 days of the activity to meet the deadline for submission to CPE Monitor.
Psychologists This course is co-sponsored by Amedco and Columbia University. Amedco is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Amedco maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Maximum of 9.50 hours.
Dental Accreditation

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider 11/17-12/21. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Participants: Continuing Education credits awarded for participation in the CE activity may not apply toward license renewal in all states. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of his/her licensing board(s) and to report credits to the appropriate authority.

Disclosure Statement
Before the program, all faculty will disclose the existence of any financial interest and/or other relationship(s) (e.g. employee, consultant, speaker's bureau, grant recipient, research support, stock ownership or any other special relationship) they might have with:
a) The manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) to be discussed during their presentation, and/or
b) Any commercial contributor to this activity. When unlabeled uses are discussed, these will also be indicated.