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Activity description

147580 - Oils Ain't Oils

HealthEd Pty Ltd

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.

Learning outcomes

  1. Able to summarise the scientific evidence for the clinical application of medicinal cannabis in primary care
  2. Identify the safety concerns of medicinal cannabis in primary care
  3. 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
  • Communication is clear, respectful, empathic and appropriate to the person and their sociocultural context

D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
D3. Population health and the context of general practice
  • Current and emerging public health risks are effectively managed

D4. Professional and ethical role
  • Adherence to relevant codes and standards of ethical and professional behaviour

D5. Organisational and legal dimensions
  • Patient confidentiality is managed appropriately

Curriculum Contextual Units

  • Rural health
  • Adult health
  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Pain management

This activity is also available on these dates


Session summary


Tuesday 27 Nov 2018 7:00pm - Tuesday 31 Dec 2019 12:00am

This activity is readily available at any time







All attendees welcome

Target Audience

GPs and practice team

For more information contact...

Ramesh Manocha
T: 1300 797 794