Medicinal Cannabis for Veterans: Clinical Applications and Guidelines

Join Dr Michael Mumford where we delve into the transformative role of medicinal cannabis in treating veterans.

About the webinar

This comprehensive session will cover the multifaceted approach to patient management, focusing on chronic pain, various mental health issues, and PTSD. Dr. Mumford will provide insights into the intricate aspects of dosage strategies, safety protocols, and risk mitigation to minimise potential risks associated with medical cannabis use in veterans. Throughout the webinar, we will explore the compelling evidence that supports the safety, efficacy, and practical application of medicinal cannabis. You will gain a deeper understanding of the clinical applications and how to navigate the DVA process effectively. This is an essential learning opportunity for healthcare professionals seeking to enhance their expertise in medicinal cannabis treatment for veterans, ensuring informed, compassionate, and effective patient care.

Learning Outcomes

Identify the clinical applications of medicinal cannabis in treating veterans, focusing on areas such as chronic pain, mental health, and PTSD.
Evaluate the critical aspects of dosing and safety protocols for cannabis use in veterans, including how to establish appropriate dosages and minimise risks.
Analyse the Department of Veterans' Affairs process and the supporting clinical evidence for medicinal cannabis use, empowering informed decision-making.

About the speaker

Dr Michael Mumford is a General Practitioner and Principal Doctor at Medical Professionals Dapto and Southern Cross Cannabis Clinic. He is also the Medical Director at The Provocatus, an Australian and Veteran Owned pharmaceutical company offering quality, Australian GMP certified plant medicines and products to the domestic market.

Initially serving in the Royal Australian Engineering Corps, he shifted to medicine, earning an MBBS from the University of Wollongong and completing fellowship training through the RACGP. He has military experience as a Medical Officer with deployments in East Timor and Afghanistan, earning several medals, including the Australian Active Service Medal. After military service, he established his practice in 2019.

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