Medicinal Cannabis Education

Medicinal Cannabis Education

Melbourne VIC | May 2018

The National Institute of Integrative Medicine (NIIM), the Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (ACNEM) and NICM Health Research Institute, Western Sydney University (NICM) have partnered to provide practitioner training and resources, and public information events on medicinal cannabis, in response to growing consumer demand for medicinal cannabis, changing political landscape and regulations around access and the pressing need for doctors and allied health practitioners to be informed about medicinal cannabis.

In May 2018, there will be a practitioner event and a public event in Melbourne featuring international and Australian experts on medicinal cannabis.

Essentials of Medicinal Cannabis:
What Practitioners Need to Know
Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 May 2018, 9am-5.00pm
National Institute of Integrative Medicine, Level 3, 11-23 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn, Melbourne

Completing this course will help healthcare practitioners understand the science of MC; many of the common clinical applications; how to prescribe it and how to ensure patients are safe; and will debunk some of the myths around MC. It will assist medical practitioners with knowledge about the regulations surrounding prescribing of medicinal cannabis, including how to apply to prescribe medicinal cannabis under the TGA Authorised Prescribing Scheme. The course features US medicinal cannabis expert Dr Jeffrey Hergenrather MD and a host of Australian medical and allied health practitioners and academics with expertise and experience in medicinal cannabis.

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Cutting Through the Haze | Public Event
Monday 21 May, 6.00-8.30pm
Malvern Town Hall, Corner Glenferrie Road and High Street, Malvern 3144

Come along to Cutting Through the Haze and hear for yourself the truth and facts about medicinal cannabis.

This public event is presented by the National Institute of Integrative Medicine (NIIM) and the Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (ACNEM), and will feature US medicinal cannabis expert Dr Jeffrey Hergenrather MD, and Amazon John Easterling, who has been involved in the medicinal cannabis industry for many years. Meet patients and hear their success stories, and hear from patient advocates Lucy Haslam (United in Compassion) and Carol Ireland (Epilepsy Action Australia) who have been fighting for change to access for medicinal cannabis in Australia for several years.

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For further information on the events, program and speakers visit medicinalcannabiseducation.org.au