MEDICAL CANNABIS COURSE – for Healthcare Professionals
Sponsored tickets are available. Please email us with your motivation.
A two-day, integrative, evidence-based course on medical cannabis and its safe, ethical, and effective use in clinical practice. Open to traditional health practitioners, health and allied health professionals, pharmacists, nursing and veterinary professionals. No previous experience with medical cannabis required. Limited to 40 delegates.
Venue: TBC, Gauteng
Date: TBC, 20210
Schedule: Saturday 8am-5pm; Sunday 8am-3pm
Aim: To present what healthcare professionals need to know about medical cannabis. Empowering healthcare professionals to make sound clinical decisions; provide informed advice and education; support quality products and ethical enterprises; collaborate on essential research; and promote local and national policies that nurture the health and wellbeing of our communities, and the planet too. This course will be followed by further courses on herbal medicine for healthcare professionals.
Topics: Subjects covered include: history of use, legalities, botany, self-medication, traditional medicine, genetics, phytochemistry, pharmacology, side-effects, safety and toxicity, preparations, research, cultivation, economics. Therapeutics will include: first-aid use, primary healthcare, anxiety, pain, anorexia, nausea and vomiting, glaucoma, epilepsy, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, ADHD and ASD, CNS trauma, neoplasia, and neurodegenerative disorders including MS.
- Integrative – presenting both the traditional wisdom and modern science of cannabis as medicine.
- Best-evidence based – including published research, clinical experience, and traditional knowledge.
- Collaborative – delegates with knowledge and expertise are encouraged to contribute.
Jacqui Ramage – pharmacist
Karen Niszl – veterinarian
Renato Afonso – medical doctor
Jimmy Symmonds – veterinarian
Nicole Rabie – medical doctor
Sponsorship: Sponsored tickets are available. Please email us with your motivation.
Cost includes: Practical materials, handbook, and lunches and teas.
Refund policy: Tickets will be refunded in full if the course is cancelled for any reason. Tickets can be transferred if you cannot attend. Email us to arrange the transfer.
COVID-19: All requisite COVID-19 protocols will be adhered to. The venue is spacious allowing distancing and outside areas are available for socialising. Hand sanitizer will be provided. Please bring your own mask.
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