Medical Cannabis: An Evidence-Based Approach for Pharmacy Teams [Pharmacist]

Medical Cannabis: An Evidence-Based Approach for Pharmacy Teams [Pharmacist]

This course reviews the endocannabinoid system and an evidence-based approach to medical cannabis use, helping pharmacists to weigh the benefits and risks. Learn about available products, patient safety, and important patient counseling guidance. 

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE course, pharmacists should be able to:
1. Review the pharmacology of cannabis
2. Describe effectiveness and adverse effects of medical cannabis based on clinical literature
3. Identify potential patient safety issues that may occur with the use of medical cannabis
4. Review counseling strategies for patients considering medical cannabis use

Laura Borgelt, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS
Associate Dean for Administration and Operations
Professor, Departments of Clinical Pharmacy and Family Medicine
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Colorado

Kelsey Schwander, PharmD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Colorado 

Dr. Borgelt and Dr. Schwander have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Course fee includes course, course materials, and CPE credit submission to CPE Monitor.
Course is non-refundable.
Release Date: April 15, 2023
Planned Expiration Date: April 15, 2026


Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0107-0000-23-129-H01-P
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¹CEImpact provides you with two (2) opportunities to complete the exam. The learner will not receive CPE credit after two failed attempts.

Additional information


1h 30m

Topic Designator

Disease State/Drug Therapy



ACPE Topic

01 Drug Therapy





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