Online Education | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2017 - An Evidence-Based Review of Medical Marijuana

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An Evidence-based Review of Medical Marijuana: A Clinician’s Guide 


In this module, you will learn about the restrictions and current developments in the field of medical marijuana research. Understand why your patients may seek to use medical marijuana, and what their options are under Washington State law. 



Jennifer Kapur, PharmD 
Pharmacist, Ambulatory Pharmacy, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle; Clinical Assistant Professor, UW School of Pharmacy; Instructor of Nursing, Seattle Pacific University


Target Audience

Nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.


Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Differentiate the components of marijuana.
  2. Compare and contrast dosage forms of medical marijuana.
  3. Evaluate the risks and benefits.

Additional Information

Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.25 Contact hours
  • 1.25 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Available Credit

  • 1.25 Contact hours
  • 1.25 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level


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