Why spend precious time learning about cannabidiol (CBD) when physicians must worry about medical emergencies such as cardiac arrests, sepsis, pulmonary embolisms, opioid overdoses, alcohol withdrawal, and the ubiquitous coronavirus? With the rise in the availability of CBD products, the medical community must be prepared to advise patients about their use, assess related ethical dilemmas, and prevent discrepancies at the intersection of health and public policy.
Learning Objectives Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
Define cannabidiol, hemp, and their derivatives;
List the consumable and non-consumable items made with cannabidiol (CBD); and distinguish them from other cannabis products;
Characterize the effects of consumable CBD goods has on patient care;
Describe the most common conditions that are improved with pharmaceutical grade cannabidiol and the most common side effects of cannabidiol use;
Outline the legal status and quality of hemp and CBD;
Recognize ethical dilemmas associated with cannabidiol use to promote community safety;
Assess cannabidiol education in medical training and the preparedness of physicians-in-training; and
Explain when it would be ethically appropriate to recommend patient use of pharmaceutical grade cannabidiol products.
Target Audience This program is developed for physicians of all specialties, residents, and medical students; hospital and academic leadership.
ABMS/ACGME Competencies This program addresses the following desirable physician attributes: Professionalism, Patient care, Medical Knowledge, Interprofessional practice, Practice-based learning and improvement, and Interpersonal Communication skills.
Released: Aug. 17, 2020 Expires: Aug. 17, 2023
Refund Policy No refunds or exchanges will be refunded for this program.
1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (Enduring) The Texas Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Texas Medical Association designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
On select courses, the Texas Medical Association requires physician to complete 70-percent of the test questions correctly to receive credit for this course.