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Cannabis use disorder, withdrawal management and medicinal cannabis

Thu 31st May @ 6:30 pm

Free

Changes to legislation with respect to medicinal cannabis have seen GPs experiencing greater demand to prescribe cannabis-based medication. Sydney North Primary Health Network (SNPHN) invites local GPs and Primary Care Nurses to an education event on cannabis use disorder, withdrawal management and medicinal cannabis use.

Date: Thursday 31 May 2018

Time:

6:30pm registration and dinner
7:00-9:00pm workshop

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DATE:
Thu 31st May


TIME:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


VENUE:
Pymble Golf Club
Cowan Road
St Ives NSW 2073
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RACGP CPD POINTS:
This activity has been allocated 4 category 2 points under the 2017-2019 RACGP QI&CPD Program

SPEAKERS:
  • Dr Mark Montebello, Clinical Director Drug and Alcohol Services, Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD)
TARGET AUDIENCE:

GPs and Primary Care Nurses

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
  • Improve practitioner confidence in assessing and managing cannabis use disorders including cannabis withdrawal
  • Describe three varieties of medicinal cannabinoids and an overview of the evidence for using them
  • Explore the current and potential future treatment landscape in Australia and current legislation including prescribing, access, and the Special Access Scheme (SAS)
COST:
No cost for GPs and Practice Nurses practising within the SNPHN region

RSVP BY:
Thu 24th May 2018

ENQUIRIES:

Judy or Robi, Education Coordinators – 9432 8250 or events@snhn.org.au.

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