Medical Marijuana: Just the Facts [765]
Date: Friday, March 11, 2016
Time: 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM

   Hassan Moinzadeh, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist

Track: Medical
Secondary Track: Pain
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate


Medical marijuana is unique among drugs because the plant contains chemicals that may help treat a range of illnesses or symptoms. The presenter educates you on the risk, benefits and regulatory impacts of prescribing medical marijuana to injured workers. He also identifies best practice guidelines for monitoring workers before and after an injury.

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the chemical activity and physiologic effects of cannabis derived compounds; 2. Explain the potential therapeutic benefits and adverse risks associated with marijuana use; 3. Define evidence-based guidelines for drug testing and their role in prevention/post-injury monitoring; and 4. Identify the state and federal laws impacting medical marijuana in the workers' compensation setting.

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  CCM: 1
  CRC: 1
  RN: 1
  CDMS: 1
  CME: 1
  Chiropractor: 1

File & Handouts:
765 Handout

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