The Ohio Healthcare Provider Medical Marijuana Course Bundle for Certification (or maintenance of the CTR)
The Ohio Healthcare Provider Medical Marijuana Course Bundle for Certification (or maintenance of the CTR) is certified by the Ohio State Medical Association and satisfies the CME requirements for the initial Ohio Certificate to Recommend (CTR) application or for maintenance of the CTR.
This bundle introduces the reader to the endocannabinoid system and its interaction with the components of the cannabis plant, and addresses various aspects of medical marijuana, including administration, therapeutic use, drug metabolism, physiologic and cognitive effects, potential risks, and drug interactions.
The use of marijuana in obstetric patients, pediatric patients, adolescent patients and elderly patients is discussed in detail. Important considerations for patients with ischemic heart disease, hepatic disease, psychotic illness, and those with a history of drug dependence are provided.
The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program rules and regulations are outlined in a state-specific course, as well.
A Nationally Approved CME/CE Medical Marijuana Course is comprised of 5 lessons:
- Lesson 1: The Endocannabinoid System and Phytocannabinoids
- Lesson 2: Marijuana Products, Modes of Administration and Pharmacology
- Lesson 3: Precautions: The Use of Cannabinoid-based Drugs in Special Patient Populations
- Lesson 4: Precautions: Cannabinoid-based Drug Metabolism and Potential Cannabinoid-based Drug Interactions
- Lesson 5: Physiologic and Cognitive Effects of Marijuana
Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program Qualifying Conditions:
- Lesson 1: Ohio’s Qualifying Conditions
- Describe the endocannabinoid system
- Discuss the components of the endocannabinoid system
- List some of the many functions of the endocannabinoid system
- Define cannabis
- Define marijuana
- Define hemp
- Define phytocannabinoid
- Describe some of the phytocannabinoids
- List a variety of marijuana products
- Describe various modes of marijuana administration
- Describe the pharmacokinetic profile of marijuana for several modes of administration
- Discuss the use of cannabinoid-based drugs in patients with a history of psychotic illness
- Discuss the use of cannabinoid-based drugs in patients with ischemic heart disease
- Discuss the use of cannabinoid-based drugs in patients with hepatic disease
- Discuss the use of cannabinoid-based drugs in patients with a history of drug abuse
- Discuss the use of cannabinoid-based drugs in patients with a hypersensitivity to cannabis-based products
- Discuss the use of cannabinoid-based drugs in obstetric patients
- Discuss the use of cannabinoid-based drugs in pediatric/adolescent patients
- Discuss the use of cannabinoid-based drugs in elderly patients
- List the enzymes responsible for the metabolism of three phytocannabinoids (THC, CBD and CBN)
- Identify clinically significant drug interactions that may occur with cannabinoid-based drugs
- List multiple factors that influence the physiologic and cognitive effects of marijuana
- Discuss the physiologic effects of marijuana
- Discuss the cognitive effects of marijuana
- Describe how marijuana affects CNS function
- Describe how marijuana affects appetite and metabolism
- Describe how marijuana affects gastrointestinal function
- Describe how marijuana affects cardiovascular function
- Describe how marijuana affects the reproductive system
- Describe how marijuana affects the eye
Meredith Fisher-Corn, MD
The Answer Page, Inc
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This course has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of multiple accreditation boards. This curriculum offers up to 3.0 hours of ACCME, ANCC, ACPE, AANP, APA and AGD PACE credits. This activity is jointly provided by Global Education Group and The Answer Page, Inc. ACCME, ANCC, ACPE, and AGD accreditation expires May 21, 2023. APA and AANP accreditation expires May 21, 2022. Full accreditation information is available upon purchase.
Physicians interested in obtaining a certificate to recommend medical marijuana must apply to the State Medical Board of Ohio. For a detailed set of instructions, please go to: https://www.medicalmarijuana.ohio.gov/physicians and watch the video on “How to Apply for a CTR”.
NOTE: Learners must submit two certificates with the CTR application: A certificate of credit entitled “A Nationally Approved CME/CE Medical Marijuana Course” and a certificate of completion entitled “Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program Qualifying Conditions.”
- 3.00 AANP Contact Hours
- 3.00 ACPE Pharmacy
- 3.00 AGD
- 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 3.00 ANCC
- 3.00 APA
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