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Cannabis 101 for the Healthcare Professional: What you need to know to answer your patients' questions and feel good about it!

C.E. Credits: P.A.C.E. CE Florida CE
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  • Palliative Patient Care Corp
    Biography
      Dr. Kent Crowley has over 30 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry and clinical medicine. He obtained his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of California, San Francisco; completed an ASHP Accredited Residency with Kaiser Permanente. He is an Advanced Fellow and Diplomat of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.

      At Silver State Trading, a 40,000 sq.ft. Clean Green cultivation and production facility in Sparks, NV, Dr. Crowley serves as the Director of Research and Development, overseeing the production of Trokie® products and future patents. Dr. Crowley is the founder and creator of Trokie®, a patented buccal delivery system for cannabis (U.S. Patent No.: 9,675,656 B2) and runs the California operations for Trokie California Inc.

      Dr. Crowley serves as the Chief Medical Officer of the Palliative Care Corp, a clinic in Huntington Beach, CA that has treated over 3000 patients incorporating cannabis in disease state treatment and symptoms management, whether as a primary treatment or complementary to traditional and/or other modalities. He has recently published on this effort in Frontiers in Neuroscience, Aug 2018.

      Dr. Crowley is a member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians and on the Research Subcommittee, a member of the International Cannabinoid Research Society and a member of the Integrative Think Tank for University of California Irvine, Center for the Study of Cannabis.

    Abstract

    Healthcare providers are increasingly being asked from their patients for advice and recommendations for the use of cannabis in all types of conditions and disease states. One of the most challenging problems for the healthcare industry is getting evidenced-based guidance and education that will offer the practitioner comfort in knowing that they are providing proper and safe guidance to their patients. This program is designed to touch on the topics necessary for healthcare providers to consider and to be familiar with so that they a starting point to add to their educational base for an area of medicine that will only continue to grow exponentially.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Overview of cannabis and its constituents

    2. Review the most clinically important families of the CYP450 system that are impacted by phytocannabinoids

    3. Review the different delivery methods for cannabis and their impact on onset and duration of affects

    4. Review common side-effects of cannabis and how they relate to the route of administration.


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