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Cannabis in Healthcare: Pros & Cons – New York, New York

April 3, 2020

Cannabis in Healthcare: Pros & Cons is organized by the Columbia University Department of Medicine. The symposium is held on Apr 03, 2020 at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York City, New York, United States of America.

Credit Designation Statement – Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for physicians, 9.50 contact hours for nurses and 9.50 knowledge-based contact hours for pharmacists.

This course is co-sponsored by Amedco and Columbia University. Amedco is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Amedco maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Maximum of 9.50 hours.

Course Description:
The course will address healthcare professionals with up-to-date information on the pros and cons of cannabis inpatient care. Each major discipline will be covered targeting neurology. psychiatry, palliative care, oncology, addiction dental, chronic pain, public health and education in the use of cannabis. We will evaluate the use of cannabis therapeutics in the clinical setting and examine the role of these and other therapies by addressing proper protocol with major advances in both clinical and scientific areas. It is vital that our physicians and physician-scientists be regularly apprised on these latest advancements. The best teachers and clinicians from the Columbia University Irving Medical Center will present the material in the lecture format.

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of the course, participants will be better able to:
• Understand the most current, evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for key core competency-based topics in medicine.
• Learn the latest knowledge & skills and apply them to daily practice.
• Make recommendations for optimal management of many common diseases.
• Diagnose and manage problems frequently encountered in the hospital setting.