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Medical Cannabis Core Education Program(MCCEP) Certificate in Cannabis and Patient Care in Pharmacy
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Medical Cannabis Core Education Program(MCCEP) Certificate in Cannabis and Patient Care in Pharmacy


CCCEP logoThis program is a CCCEP accredited Continuing Education Certificate Program on Cannabis and Patient Care in Pharmacy. CCCEP Number 1525-2021-3256-I-P, 10 CEUs.

This program is also an approved online continuing education program on medical cannabis by the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP).

It is comprised of six evidence-based modules that provide the necessary knowledge and skills required to respond to inquiries by clients, patients, and other healthcare providers on cannabis legal status, usage, proper assessment, monitoring, and care plan development. 


General learning objectives:

 

1. Understand the Federal and provincial legislation, regulations, policies, and guidelines related to cannabis.
2. State and briefly summarize the four ethical principles of beneficence, non-maleficence, respect for persons, and accountability/fidelity as it applies to patient care.
3. Become familiar with knowledge sources to access reliable data.
4. Describe the main components of the cannabis plant, the major difference between cannabis constituents, the evidence about the endocannabinoid system, and cannabinoid interactions with different organs.
5. Explain cannabinoid pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, safety, side effects, precautions, contraindications, and potential drug-drug interactions.
6. Explain the clinical relevance of different administration routes and describe available dosage forms and their relevant clinical differences.
7. Apply clinical knowledge and effective communication and collaboration with the patient circle of care for evidence-based patient assessment, care plan development, monitoring and follow-up.

Disclosure:

Authors: Kaivan Talachian Pharm.D., R.Ph. & Farhang Modaresi M.D., M.BE

The authors are founders of Concinto and have no current relationship with other commercial entities. They have not received any sponsorship or funding to develop this program. Authors were employed in the past by CannTrust Inc.


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Medical Cannabis Advanced Program (MCAP)
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Medical Cannabis Advanced Program (MCAP)

CCCEP accredited program


This program is a Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP) accredited continuing education program. CCCEP Number 1525-2021-3255-I-P, 2.0 CEUs.

This program is also an approved online continuing education program on medical cannabis by the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP).


This course is designed to explore the inter-relationship between cannabinoids and opioids and potential clinical implications on opioid crisis management.

It provides you with knowledge about the potential benefits of cannabinoid acids and the relationship between hemp seed oil and Essential Fatty Acids to the cannabinoids.

You will also, learn about other plants that produce phytocannabinoids.

Learners are expected to be familiar with the main components of the cannabis plant, the major difference between cannabis constituents, the evidence about the endocannabinoid system, cannabinoid pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, safety, side effects, precautions, contraindications, and potential drug-drug interactions.


After completion of this course, you will be able to:


1. Discuss the current opioid crisis and recent clinical practice guidelines in Canada


2. Explain the potential cannabis and opioid inter-relationship


3. Explain the opioid reduction strategies through using cannabis for non-cancer pain patients


4. Discuss the current evidence on the potential benefits of cannabinoid acids


 5. Discuss other plants that produce phytocannabinoids and explain hemp oil and essential fatty acids' relationship to medical cannabis


This course includes the following lessons:

1. Opioids crisis and practice guidelines
2. Cannabinoids and opioids inter-relationship
3. Cannabis opioid reduction strategies
4. Cannabinoid acids
5. Cannabinoids in other plants
6. Hemp seed oil and essential fatty acids(EFA)

Before starting this course, we recommend learners complete Medical Cannabis Core Education Program (MCCEP).

Disclosure:

Authors: Kaivan Talachian Pharm.D., R.Ph. & Farhang Modaresi M.D., M.BE

The authors are founders of Concinto and have no current relationship with other commercial entities. They have not received any sponsorship or funding to develop this program. Authors were employed in the past by CannTrust Inc.


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Australian-Medical Cannabis Core Education Program (AUS-MCCEP)
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Australian-Medical Cannabis Core Education Program (AUS-MCCEP)

This program is adapted for Australia based on a Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP) accredited Continuing Education Certificate Program on Cannabis and Patient Care. 

It is comprised of six evidence-based modules that provide the necessary knowledge and skills required to respond to inquiries by clients, patients, and other healthcare providers on cannabis legal status, usage, proper assessment, monitoring, and care plan development. 


General learning objectives:


1. Understand the legislation, regulations, policies, and guidelines related to cannabis.
2. Become familiar with knowledge sources to access reliable data.
3. Describe the main components of the cannabis plant, the major difference between cannabis constituents, the evidence about the endocannabinoid system, and cannabinoid interactions with different organs.
4. Explain cannabinoid pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, safety, side effects, precautions, contraindications, and potential drug-drug interactions.
5. Explain the clinical relevance of different administration routes and describe available dosage forms and their relevant clinical differences.
6. Apply clinical knowledge and effective communication and collaboration with the patient circle of care for evidence-based patient assessment, care plan development, monitoring and follow-up.


Learning Modules:


Module 1: 

Lesson 1: Patients' scenarios

Lesson 2: Cannabis plant

Lesson 3: Medical Cannabis Regulations in Australia

Lesson 4: Perceived barriers

Lesson 5: Statistical data


Module 2:

Lesson 1: Cannabis and its varieties

Lesson 2: Terpenes & the entourage effects

Lesson 3: Introduction to the Endocannabinoid System (ECS)


Module 3:

Lesson 1: Cannabinoid pharmacokinetics

Lesson 2: Cannabinoid pharmacodynamics

Lesson 3: Cannabis safety & primary side effects


Module 4:

Lesson 1: Potential therapeutic use

Lesson 2: Precautions and contraindications

Lesson 3: Potential drug interactions


Module 5:

Lesson 1: Cannabis dosage forms

Lesson 2: Dosing guide


Module 6:

Lesson 1: Care planning

Lesson 2: Patient assessment

Lesson 3: Authorizing medical cannabis

Lesson 4: Monitoring and follow-up


Disclosure:


Authors: Kaivan Talachian Pharm.D., R.Ph. & Farhang Modaresi M.D., M.BE

The authors are founders of Concinto and have no current relationship with other commercial entities. They have not received any sponsorship or funding to develop this program. Authors were employed in the past by CannTrust Inc.


EST: 10 Hours

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European Union- Medical Cannabis Core Education Program (EU-MCCEP)
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European Union- Medical Cannabis Core Education Program (EU-MCCEP)

EU-MCCEP

This program is adapted for the European Union based on a Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP) accredited Continuing Education Certificate Program on Cannabis and Patient Care. 

It comprises six evidence-based modules that provide the necessary knowledge and skills required to respond to inquiries by clients, patients, and other healthcare providers on cannabis legal status, usage, proper assessment, monitoring, and care plan development. 

General learning objectives:

1. Understand the legislation, regulations, policies, and guidelines related to cannabis.

2. Become familiar with knowledge sources to access reliable data.

3. Describe the main components of the cannabis plant, the major difference between cannabis constituents, the evidence about the endocannabinoid system, and cannabinoid interactions with different organs.

4. Explain cannabinoid pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, safety, side effects, precautions, contraindications, and potential drug-drug interactions.

5. Explain the clinical relevance of different administration routes and describe available dosage forms and their relevant clinical differences.

6. Apply clinical knowledge and effective communication and collaboration with the patient circle of care for evidence-based patient assessment, care plan development, monitoring and follow-up.

EU-MCCEP Modules

Module 1: 

Lesson 1: Patients' scenarios

Lesson 2: Cannabis plant

Lesson 3: Medical Cannabis Regulations in the EU

Lesson 4: Perceived barriers

Lesson 5: Statistical data

Module 2:

Lesson 1: Cannabis and its varieties

Lesson 2: Terpenes & the entourage effects

Lesson 3: Introduction to the Endocannabinoid System (ECS)

Module 3:

Lesson 1: Cannabinoid pharmacokinetics

Lesson 2: Cannabinoid pharmacodynamics

Lesson 3: Cannabis safety & primary side effects

Module 4:

Lesson 1: Potential therapeutic use

Lesson 2: Precautions and contraindications

Lesson 3: Potential drug interactions

Module 5:

Lesson 1: Cannabis dosage forms

Lesson 2: Dosing guide

Module 6:

Lesson 1: Care planning

Lesson 2: Patient assessment

Lesson 3: Authorizing medical cannabis

Lesson 4: Monitoring and follow-up


Disclosure:

Authors: Kaivan Talachian Pharm.D., R.Ph. & Farhang Modaresi M.D., M.BE

The authors are founders of Concinto and have no current relationship with other commercial entities. They have not received any sponsorship or funding to develop this program. Authors were employed in the past by CannTrust Inc.

EST: 10 Hours

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