Behavioural issues in Autism

About Webinar

In this comprehensive webinar, Dr Kosterich will navigate through the behavioural issues in Autism, discussing the limitations of currently used medications in treating autism and their potential adverse effects. He will present evidence supporting the use of medicinal cannabis as an alternative treatment option.

The session will also share a practical approach to integrating cannabis into treatment plans using case studies. The aim is to provide a well-rounded overview of the application of medicinal cannabis in managing behavioural issues in Autism.

Learning Outcomes

Understanding Current Medications: Gain insights into the limitations of currently used medications in treating autism and understand their potential adverse effects.
Medicinal Cannabis as an Alternative: Explore the evidence supporting the use of medicinal cannabis as an alternative treatment option for managing behavioural issues in Autism.
Practical Approach to Treatment: Learn a practical approach to integrating cannabis into treatment plans, understanding dosing, administration, and monitoring through case studies.
Navigating Challenges: Understand the challenges and considerations in integrating medicinal cannabis into treatment plans for Autism, ensuring safe and effective management.

Dr Joe Kosterich M.B.B.S, a General Practitioner, speaker, author, and health industry consultant, brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in various facets of the medical field. With regular appearances in the media and often providing opinions in medico-legal cases, Dr Kosterich holds several significant positions, including WA State Medical Director for IPN, Clinical Editor of Medical Forum Magazine, and Medical Advisor to Medicinal Cannabis company Little Green Pharma.

He is also Chairman of the Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association, a teacher at both UWA and Curtin Medical schools, and has been involved in postgraduate education for over 20 years.

Dr Kosterich has held senior positions within the Australian Medical Association and participated in numerous industry and government boards.

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