Medical Marijuana – PediaCast CME 003

Show Notes / Continuing Medical Education Information

DESCRIPTION
Join Dr Mike Patrick and Dr Anup Patel in the PediaCast Studio as they discuss Medical Marijuana. We cover the latest legal issues surrounding cannabis, current evidence regarding risks and benefits, and the types and availability of specific marijuana-based products. Learn the history of marijuana as a medical treatment and gain an understanding of its future.

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  6. If you achieve a passing score, we will email your Certificate of Participation immediately.
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TOPIC
Medical Marijuana

PRESENTERS
Dr Mike Patrick
Host, PediaCast and PediaCast CME
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Anup Patel
Director, Complex Epilepsy Clinic
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

LINKS
H.R. 5226 – Charlotte’s Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014
Families Moving to Colorado for Charlotte’s Web (news story) 
Weed – A CNN Special report (Dr Sanjay Gupta)
Weed 2 – Cannabis Madness (Dr Sanjay Gupta)
Weed 3 – The Marijuana Revolution 
Realm of Caring (Education and Support)
The Catie White Foundation (one family’s experience)
AAN Guidelines on Medical Marijuana (for families)
AAN Position Statement on Medical Marijuana (for providers)

PURPOSE
This online activity will identify and explore issues related to the practice of pediatric medicine in primary care and subspecialty settings.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Primary care physicians, pediatric subspecialists, and other health care professionals who provide care for pediatric patients should participate in this activity.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Analyze the legal issues surrounding medical marijuana use.
  2. Interpret the published data available for medical marijuana products.
  3. Compare and contrast the differences between cannabidiol (CBD) and marijuana.

 

DISCLOSURES
Speaker Anup Patel, MD, receives grant/research support from GW Pharmaceuticals, is a consultant for Health Logix, Cyberonics and GW Pharmaceuticals, and receives remuneration from Cyberonics.  Planning Committee member Karyn Kassis’s spouse has an employment/management position with Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon Surgical. These conflicts of interest were resolved by the CME Office.  No one else in a position to control content has any relationships with commercial interests.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
1 Hour

DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE
April 23, 2015

EXPIRATION DATE
April 23, 2018

CME CREDIT AND PROVIDER INFORMATION
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The ACCME requires CME providers to maintain records of attendance for 6 years after participation.
Currently, there is no fee to obtain Category 1 CME Credit from this activity.

Please contact the Nationwide Children's CME Office with any questions:
Email: CMEOffice@nationwidechildrens.org

Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Education Department, CME Office
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Columbus, OH 43205
614-355-0650

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