Pharmacists Guide to Medicinal Cannabis - Australia

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  • Claim 4 CPD Points 
  • 2 hours 24 min of video on demand
  • 47 lessons
  • 12 months access
  • Statement of attendance

Learning outcomes

Identify the process of the endocannabinoid system in action

Recognise pharmacological details and therapeutic effects of medicinal cannabis

Identify the potential clinical applications of medicinal cannabis in Australia

Identify the acute toxicity and safety ratio of cannabis

Recognise approved treatment considerations, pharmacokinetics, dosing & titration of medicinal cannabis

Claim 4 CPD Hours

This online course has been accredited by the Australian Pharmacy Council (APC) and members are eligible to claim 2 (Group 1) CPD points, or 4 (Group 2) CPD points following the successful completion of an assessment. The accreditation number is A2203MH1 and the activity expires on 28 February 2024.

Educational Activity: 4.0 hours

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Course Description

This course will provide you with an unbiased and comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of medicinal cannabis for Pharmacists. You will cover essential concepts such as the therapeutic properties of medicinal cannabis and practical information about how to dispense it, enabling you to feel confident in patient accessing and dispensing protocols. Earn CPD points today with this easy to digest guide developed by peers.


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Dr. Teresa Towpik

Medihuanna Founder

Course Contributor

Youmeds is a Specialist Pharmacy based in Sydney which focuses on the provision of medications tailored to an individual’s needs. This includes dispensing medicinal cannabis and compounding medications for individual patients, as well as helping patients to access medications via Patient Access and Support Programs. For more information please visit Youmeds
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This course is designed for:


Pharmacy Dispensers

Pharmacy Assistants

Pharmacy Support Staff

Medical Science Liaisons

Course curriculum

1 Meet the Instructor ( 1 min)
2 Learning Outcomes & Course Details
3 Section 1: The Endocannabinoid System ( 14 min)
4 Section 2: Pharmacology and Phytocannabinoids ( 18 min)
5 Section 3: Clinical Applications ( 17 min)
6 Section 4: Adverse Effects and Potential Drug Interactions of Cannabis ( 9 min)
7 Section 5: Treatment Considerations ( 18 min)
8 Section 6: Patient Access & Dispensing Protocols ( 17 min)
9 Final Quiz


This educational content has been developed independently and without any influence from sponsors. Dr Towpik is the co-founder and Medical Director of Medihuanna and Steve Robson is a Pharmacists at YouMeds dispensing products from suppliers that sponsor our education.

Course details

Earn 4 APC CPD Points

CPD allocation with reporting to your CPD home is available

Statement of Attendance available

2 hours 32 min of video on demand

52 lessons

12 months access

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