Cannabis Use in the Age of Legalization: What Should Doctors Do?

Cannabis Use in the Age of Legalization: What Should Doctors Do?

Hot & Current Topics Webinar Series

Target Audience:

Family physicians and all other healthcare providers

Course Format: Online webinar 1900-2000 PST: Presentation with Q&A
  • Nov 27, 2018
Broadcasted from UBC CPD

Online from Vancouver BC

Overview

In an exciting new webinar series, hot & current topics will be presented online to view from the comfort of your own home or office. Topics in this series span cannabis use in the age of legalization, obesity management, cyber dependency, and management of non-alcoholic liver disease.

Our first presenter is Dr. Launette Rieb on Cannabis use in the age of legalization: What should doctors do? | Nov 27 | 1900-200 PST

  • 7:00-8:00 PM Pacific Standard Time - audio starts at 7:00 PM via your device - please connect a few minutes before.
  • Registration closes 24 hours before the session. Registrations 24 hours before the webinar are not guaranteed even with registration confirmation.
  • 24 hours prior to the session you will receive an email from UBC with connection details. Please check your spam folders. You should add "@ubc.ca" to your safe sender list. If you do not see the connection email, please contact us 20 hours before the webinar.
  • Please close all other programs during the webinar, and turn on your computer speakers with the volume up.
  • Set up your device a few days before

Format

  • Moderator and presenter visible via webcam
  • Presentation slides visible on the webinar
  • Audio live through your device speakers
  • Your questions sent via the Q&A chat box
  • Presentation materials available for download
  • If you would like to connect your local videoconferencing room to this presentation, please contact Senior Program Assistant, Hadas Haft (hadas.h@ubc.ca).

Key Speakers

Dr. Launette Rieb

Skills Gained

  1. Be able to advise our patients on any special considerations and risks related to their recreational non-medical use of marijuana
  2. Become familiar with the current evidence on the potential benefits and risks related to the medical use of marijuana
  3. Become aware of the different forms marijuana is available and related considerations for prescribing it

Cost

Free. Limited space. Please email cpd.info@ubc.ca if you register but cannot attend. Other colleagues might need that space.

Cancellations and Refunds

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Contact

For more information, please contact hadas.h@ubc.ca 

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