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New York Medical Cannabis Program Required Course Bundle PLUS – TheAnswerPage

The New York Medical Cannabis Program Required Course Bundle PLUS has been approved by the New York State Office of Cannabis Management and satisfies the New York educational requirements to become a practitioner with the New York Medical Cannabis Program.

This bundle introduces the reader to the endocannabinoid system and its interaction with the components of the cannabis plant, and addresses various aspects of medical marijuana, including administration, therapeutic use, drug metabolism, physiologic and cognitive effects, potential risks, and drug interactions.

The use of marijuana in obstetric patients, pediatric patients, adolescent patients and elderly patients is discussed in detail. Important considerations for patients with ischemic heart disease, hepatic disease, psychotic illness, and those with a history of drug dependence are provided. This course bundle also addresses the use of cannabidiol (CBD) in clinical care, and the information will assist clinicians in effectively treating and counseling CBD consumers.

The physiological effects of CBD, CBD drug interactions, CBD’s side effects, and the conditions for which CBD has been shown by evidence-based clinical studies to be efficacious are all discussed in this course bundle.

The New York State Medical Cannabis Program Rules and Regulations are outlined in a state-specific course, as well.

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The New York Medical Cannabis Program Required Course Bundle has been approved by the New York State Office of Cannabis Management and satisfies the New York educational requirements to become a practitioner with the New York Medical Cannabis Program.

Subscribers can complete the curriculum and refer back to the content at any point during their 12-month subscription period.

Topics Covered

This course introduces the reader to the endocannabinoid system and its interaction with the components of the cannabis plant, and addresses various aspects of medical marijuana, including administration, therapeutic use, drug metabolism, physiologic and cognitive effects, potential risks, and drug interactions.

The use of marijuana in obstetric patients, pediatric patients, adolescent patients and elderly patients is discussed in detail. Important considerations for patients with ischemic heart disease, hepatic disease, psychotic illness, and those with a history of drug dependence are provided.

This course bundle also addresses the use of cannabidiol (CBD) in clinical care, and the information will assist clinicians in effectively treating and counseling CBD consumers. The physiological effects of CBD, CBD drug interactions, CBD’s side effects, and the conditions for which CBD has been shown by evidence-based clinical studies to be efficacious are all discussed in this course bundle.

The New York State Medical Cannabis Program Rules and Regulations are outlined in a state-specific course, as well.

Learning Objectives

Describe the endocannabinoid system
Discuss the components of the endocannabinoid system
List some of the many functions of the endocannabinoid system
Define cannabis
Define marijuana
Define hemp
Define phytocannabinoid
Describe some of the phytocannabinoids
List a variety of marijuana products
Describe various modes of marijuana administration
Describe the pharmacokinetic profile of marijuana for several modes of administration
Discuss the use of cannabinoid-based drugs in patients with a history of psychotic illness
Discuss the use of cannabinoid-based drugs in patients with ischemic heart disease
Discuss the use of cannabinoid-based drugs in patients with hepatic disease
Discuss the use of cannabinoid-based drugs in patients with a history of drug abuse
Discuss the use of cannabinoid-based drugs in patients with a hypersensitivity to cannabis-based products
Discuss the use of cannabinoid-based drugs in obstetric patients
Discuss the use of cannabinoid-based drugs in pediatric/adolescent patients
Discuss the use of cannabinoid-based drugs in elderly patients
List the enzymes responsible for the metabolism of three phytocannabinoids (THC, CBD and CBN)
Identify clinically significant drug interactions that may occur with cannabinoid-based drugs
List multiple factors that influence the physiologic and cognitive effects of marijuana
Discuss the physiologic effects of marijuana
Discuss the cognitive effects of marijuana
Describe how marijuana affects CNS function
Describe how marijuana affects appetite and metabolism
Describe how marijuana affects gastrointestinal function
Describe how marijuana affects cardiovascular function
Describe how marijuana affects the reproductive system
Describe how marijuana affects the eye
Describe how cannabidiol (CBD), a cannabis product, interacts with the endocannabinoid system and other receptor systems
Describe the metabolism of CBD
List some of CBD’s potential drug:drug interactions
List the potential adverse events associated with CBD consumption
Explain the current scientific evidence supporting the clinical use of CBD

Target Audience

This course bundle has been approved by the Office of Cannabis Management and fulfills the educational requirements for a practitioner to participate in the NYS medical cannabis program and certify patients for medical cannabis. This course bundle also fulfills the requirements for practitioners working in dispensing facilities. All healthcare providers including doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists, pharmacists, psychologists and dentists.

Additional credit info

Content provides Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME – AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™), Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), American Psychological Association (APA), and American General Dentistry (AGD) credits.

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