Role of Medicinal Cannabis in the Treatment of Epilepsy Webinar

When: Wednesday, 22 March 2023

Time: 7 pm (AEDT)

Cost: Free

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Join Dr Bonni Goldstein in an exclusive webinar presented by Medihuanna and explore the Role of Medicinal Cannabis in the Treatment of Epilepsy.

Dr Bonni Goldstein

Bonni Goldstein, MD is the Medical Director of Canna-Centers Wellness & Education, a California-based medical practice devoted to educating patients about the use of cannabis for serious and chronic medical conditions. She completed her internship and residency at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, where she also served as chief resident.

After years of working in the specialty of Pediatric Emergency medicine, she developed an interest in the science of medical cannabis after witnessing its beneficial effects in an ill friend. Over the last 15 years she has evaluated thousands of patients for use of medical cannabis and is recognized as an expert in the clinical application of cannabis therapeutics. She has a special interest in treating children with intractable epilepsy, autism, cancer and other conditions.

Her latest book, “Cannabis is Medicine: How Medical Cannabis and CBD are Healing Everything from Anxiety to Chronic Pain” was published in September 2020 by Little, Brown Spark. Dr. Goldstein recently co-authored two peer-reviewed articles researching the use of Cannabis-Responsive biomarkers to document cannabis treatment efficacy, guide clinical decision-making and improve outcomes in children with autism.

In this webinar, Dr. Goldstein will:

  • Discuss the latest understanding of the endocannabinoid system in the patient with epilepsy as well as review the scientific literature pertaining to CBD and other cannabinoids in the treatment of epilepsy.
  • Share her clinical experience treating intractable epilepsy, including dosing, clinical pearls and outcomes.
  • Product attributes, such as CBD:THC ratios, extract concentrations, and terpene profiles will also be discussed.

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. This webinar will include the following CPD allocation with reporting to your CPD home available:

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners' (RACGP) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program

Educational Activity: 1 hour



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