Medicinal cannabis course launched for Australian GPs

HealthCert Education has launched a CPD-accredited medicinal cannabis program for medical practitioners. The Griffith University-reviewed program is quality assured by the Australian and New Zealand College of Cannabinoid Practitioners (ANZCCP).

Registration for the online Professional Diploma of Medicinal Cannabis opened in February and aims to provide a best-practice roadmap for GPs on how to manage common conditions with this emerging medicine, including eligibility, government requirements, products, dosing and modalities of use.

Medicinal cannabis is a relatively new frontier in medicine and has been proven to help alleviate symptoms in a myriad of medical conditions, such as anxiety, chronic pain, nausea, side effects of cancer treatment, insomnia, IBS, some autoimmune disorders, multiple sclerosis and…

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