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Is There Anything Medical About Medical Marijuana?

Learn about the pharmacology of marijuana’s active medicinal ingredients and what to tell your patients about this drug.

A 1-contact hour online educational activity for pharmacists.

Speakers:  Kari L. Franson, PharmD, PhD, BCPP
                   Associate Dean for Professional Education
                   Department of Clinical Pharmacy
                   University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

                   Laura Borgelt, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS
                   Associate Professor
                   Departments of Clinical Pharmacy and Family Medicine
                   University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
                   and School of Medicine

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the clinical pharmacology of medical marijuana (MMJ) and its active components.
  • Evaluate and discuss clinical studies performed in patients with various conditions to determine the effectiveness of MMJ.
  • Review various formulations and components of MMJ available to patients.

Fee:  There is no fee for this program.


Program Description: The program consists of a pre-test, an audio recording with slides, a scored post-test and an evaluation.  An Adobe PDF file of the slides will be available for you to receive continuing education credit.  This program was originally recorded at the Advances in Pharmacy Practice symposium on February 25, 2012.


Technical Requirements:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 or above
Google Chrome (any version)
Mozilla Firefox


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Accreditation: The University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  To receive continuing pharmacy education credit for this presentation, participants must pass the post-test with a score of 70% or greater and complete the evaluation.  Course credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor within 4 weeks of completion of course requirements.  This material is accredited for 1 contact hour (0.1 CEU) of knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education credit and assigned ACPE#0008-0000-12-003-H01-P.  Initial release date 02-25-2012; expiration date 02-25-2015.

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Questions? Please contact Ben Westergaard at 303-724-4298 or Kathy McCartney at 303-724-3549.

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