Essential Medicinal Cannabis Prescriber - New Zealand

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  • Claim 2.5 CME Points 
  • 2 hours 18 min of video on demand
  • 40 lessons
  • 12 months access
  • Statement of attendance

Learning outcomes

Develop an understanding of the therapeutic properties of medicinal cannabis

Evaluate the clinical applications of medicinal cannabis in General Practice

Differentiate between adverse and therapeutic effects of medicinal cannabis

Demonstrate an understanding of the treatment considerations, dosing and titration to ensure patient safety during cannabis treatment

Explore the treatment landscape in New Zealand including legislation, prescribing, and access to cannabinoid-based medicines

Claim CPD Hours

Medihuanna is a CPD approved education provider and you will be eligible to claim CPD hours by contacting your relevant CPD home. CPD for this course has previously been 2.5 CME credits. The 2023 course will include the following CPD allocation with reporting to your CPD home available:

Course Description

This is a straightforward, unbiased and comprehensive course covering the essentials that you need to know to prescribe medicinal cannabis as a medical practitioner in a clinical setting in New Zealand. It is developed using the latest evidence, combined with Dr. Towpik’s experience. This is a self-paced and easy to digest course which is RNZCGP accredited. Increase patient acquisition, retention and satisfaction by offering patients more choices for chronic pain management.


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Dr. Teresa Towpik

Medihuanna Founder

This course is designed for:

General Practitioners

Specialists Doctors

Health Professionals

Allied Health Practitioners

Nurse Practitioners

Medical Science Liaisons

Course curriculum

1 Meet the Instructor ( 1 min)
2 Section 1: The Discovery of the Endocannabinoid System ( 14 min)
3 Section 2: Pharmacology and Phytocannabinoids ( 17 min)
4 Section 3: Clinical Applications ( 20 min)
5 Section 4: Adverse Effects and Potential Drug Interactions of Cannabis ( 9 min)
6 Section 5: Patient Care Treatment Considerations, Dosing & Titration ( 16 min)
7 Section 6: Access to Medicinal Cannabis in New Zealand ( 6 min)

Course details

Certificate of completion

2 hours 18 min of video on demand

45 lessons

12 months access

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