Online Education | Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2013 - Welcoming Cannabis to the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia
This course presents historical medicinal uses of cannabis, the pharmacology of cannabinoids, structure of a cannabinoid compound, and indications and contraindications for using cannabis in a therapeutic trial.
The course was recorded in June 2013 at a conference provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include video, audio and handouts.
Publish Date: September 11, 2013. This course will be available for three years from this date.
Designed for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and health care professionals in all settings.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of the conference, you will be better able to:
- Describe the endocannabinoid system and pharmacologic activity at the two main protein receptors, CB1 and CB2.
- Discuss specific indications for using Cannabis in a therapeutic trial.
- Describe potential contraindications for using Cannabis in a therapeutic trial.
Audio and Video
Michelle Sexton, ND
Assistant Research Scientist, Bastyr University Research Institute, Kenmore
- 1.20 Contact hours
- 1.20 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level