Sleep and Medicinal Cannabis. A Physiological Guide to Prescribing Webinar

When: Wednesday, 07 December 2022

Time: 7 pm (AEDT)

Cost: Free

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However, you can watch the recording in the Medihuanna Community.

Join Dr Dev Banerjee in an exclusive webinar presented by Medihuanna and explore Sleep and Medicinal Cannabis. A Physiological Guide to Prescribing.

Dr Dev Banerjee

Dr Dev Banerjee MBChB BSc Hons MD FRCP UK FRACP is a Specialist in Sleep Medicine with over 20 years' experience. His previous posts include Sleep Physician and Service Lead in Birmingham UK, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, Woolcock Institute University of Sydney and now currently Medical Director at Lullaby Sleep in the Central Coast NSW.

His specialist interest includes the management of mental health disorders causing insomnia using medicinal cannabis and he has been an Authorised Prescriber for Medicinal Cannabis since August 2020 (NIIM approved). Other interests include the role of medicinal cannabis in treating PTSD and insomnia in First Responders, with over 12 years experience working with the Police for the Offices of Public Prosecution in the UK and Australia as a medical legal expert.

He is also Co-Director of Vivace Health which provides dispensing and treatment support for users of Medicinal Cannabis. He is supported by a team of staff who are passionate about treating the health and well being of patients using Medicinal Cannabis.

The talk will outline:

  • The Normal and abnormal physiology of Sleep and the typical sleep disorders that a practitioner would encounter in their practice.
  • An understanding of the physiology will provide major insights into the medical presentation of these conditions including the Psychological impacts.
  • The talk will further discuss the roles of medicinal cannabis in treating these disorder including tips in getting the best results from such patients.