This educational activity addresses several key regulatory, clinical, and communication issues facing physicians and other healthcare practitioners when discussing the medical use of marijuana with their patients. We will discuss issues associated with the use of marijuana, including side effects, dosage and contraindications, substance use recognition, diagnosis, and treatment related to marijuana, plus an overview of regulations and responsibilities affecting certifying physicians and their patients.
Target Audience: Clinical personnel, counselors, psychiatrists, psychologists, educators, criminal justice professionals, health care professionals.
Intermediate level. CE credits offered = 1.5 contact hours.