Oils Ain't Oils is a debate around Medicinal Cannabis, especially in regards to looking at evidence, it's use in practice & the hype surrounding it.
The expert panel will discuss the evidence, ethics and application of Medicinal Cannabis for GPs.
Relevance to General Practice
General practitioners are faced with the pressing need to help patients manage chronic and debilitating conditions, with chronic pain affecting approximately one in five people.
In response to the publicity and changing legislation relating to medical cannabis, there is a need for public and medical education.
The Expert Panel will discuss their expertise and explore the pros and cons around the practice and hype of cannabis, in regards to GPs prescribing this drug for their patients.
- Able to summarise the scientific evidence for the clinical application of medicinal cannabis in primary care
- Identify the safety concerns of medicinal cannabis in primary care
- Understand the importance differences between different manufacturing methods for medicinal cannabis and possible clinical implications.
Domains of General Practice
D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
D3. Population health and the context of general practice
D4. Professional and ethical role
D5. Organisational and legal dimensions
Curriculum Contextual Units
- Rural health
- Adult health
- Individuals with disabilities
- Pain management
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