Practical Considerations in Medicinal Cannabis Dosing

Master medicinal cannabis dosing for optimal patient outcomes. Explore balanced ratios, pharmacokinetics, and personalised strategies, catering to beginners and experienced users.

About the course

In the realm of medicinal cannabis, effective dosing is a critical factor in achieving desired therapeutic outcomes. This comprehensive guide delves into the practical considerations essential for determining suitability and optimising dosing strategies for patients seeking cannabis-based treatment.

From understanding the biphasic effect and balanced cannabinoid ratios to navigating pharmacokinetics, chemovars, and delivery methods, this resource covers it all.

Tailored for individual patient needs, it provides insights into initial dosing and titration for newcomers, as well as advanced dosing strategies for experienced patients. Explore the patient-centered approach to cannabis dosing in this essential guide to harness the potential of this powerful plant medicine.

Please note this module is included in the online course: Doctors Guide to TGA Approved Medicinal Cannabis Indications.

After this course, you will be able to:

Evaluate the suitability of medicinal cannabis treatment for specific patients, considering their medical conditions and individual needs

Create dosing plans for medicinal cannabis patients, considering factors like chemovars, delivery methods, and patient needs.

Grasp pharmacokinetic principles for informed dosing decisions and balanced cannabinoid ratios in patient care.

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Claim 1 CPD Hours

Medihuanna is a CPD approved education provider, and this activity has been approved by the RACGP (Activity ID: 651079). Upon completing this activity, you will be eligible to claim CPD hours. The activity will include the following CPD allocation which will be uploaded to the RACGP dashboard.

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Course Curriculum

Introduction
Section 1: Treatment Considerations (30 min)
Section 2: Dosing & Titration (30 min)

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Dr. Teresa Towpik

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About the Educator

Dr. Teresa Towpik has been a General Practitioner in Australia since 1993 and an advocate of medicinal cannabis since the law was amended and cannabis was legalized for medicinal use. In 2016 she founded Medihuanna with the goal to educate medical practitioners to safely treat patients with medicinal cannabis. Since then, she has been studying the therapeutic properties of cannabis, how it works, and the potential applications in General Practice, especially in the management of chronic debilitating pain.

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