The “Roll” of Medical Cannabis: Is It Time to Burn One Down?

Expires December 14, 2019

Presentation

Video length: 54 minutes

 

Overview

In this month’s “Virtual Lecture,” Thomas Pittelkow, D.O., will discuss his experiences working with patients and the certification process in Minnesota as it relates to the application process of medical cannabinoid therapies.

Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the key cannabinoids, receptors, and basic physiology of medical cannabis.
  • Specify conditions where use of medical cannabis is potentially indicated.
  • Articulate role of medical cannabis in pain treatment algorithm to pain-treatment.

 

Intended Audience

This program is appropriate for clinicians, pathologists, medical technologists, nurses, pharmacists, and other allied health staff.

Faculty

Photo of Thomas Pittelkow, D.O.

Thomas Pittelkow, D.O.
Senior Associate Consultant, Pain Clinic
Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

 

Credit

The following types of credit are offered for our "Virtual Lecture" programs:

ASCLS P.A.C.E.®
State of California
State of Florida

To obtain credit:

  1. Watch the video.
  2. Complete the post-test and evaluation that launches immediately following the video.
  3. Generate and print your certificate.

For an instruction sheet that describes the process, view http://www.cme-evaluations.com/instructions.pdf.

Note: Participants requesting P.A.C.E.® credit, in compliance with ASCLS P.A.C.E.® program requirements, must attain a score of 70% or higher on the post-test to obtain a certificate.

State of California

Mayo Medical Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences for State of California. The level of instruction for this program is intermediate. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.

State of Florida

Mayo Medical Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for the clinical laboratory sciences for the State of Florida. Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel has designated this program for General credit. The level of instruction for this program is intermediate. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.

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