Demystifying Medicinal Cannabis for Non-Prescribers

Free

CPD Accredited
  • EA 1

This webinar introduces non-prescribing medical practitioners to the fundamentals of medicinal cannabis, increasing general knowledge, comfort in discussing medicinal cannabis with patients and referring to prescribing doctors. CPD accredited with RACGP and ACRRM.

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Event Details

Venue: Zoom Online LIVE Webinar

Phone: 1300 473 972

Email: health.education@gpex.com.au

Description

Teaches the science behind medicinal cannabis
Interactive question & answer with presenter
RACGP and ACRRM CPD Accredited
Evidence-based 60 minute LIVE webinar

GPEx is excited to present a series of educational webinars on medicinal cannabis for prescribing and non-prescribing medical practitioners.

Delivered by Dr Orit Holtzman, one of Australia’s leading and most experienced cannabinoid medicine practitioners and educators and the 2024 Cannabiz Prescribing Healthcare Practitioner of the Year award winner.

Webinar Dates:

Monday 12th August from 6.30pm to 7.30pm AEST

Monday 9th September 2024 from 12.30pm to 1.30pm AEST

About this LIVE Webinar

Demystifying Medicinal Cannabis for Non-Prescribers


Designed for non-prescribers of medicinal cannabis, this evidence-based 60-minute webinar teaches the science behind medicinal cannabis.  Covering how it works, therapeutic benefits, legal regulations, potential applications, when to consider referring to a prescribing doctor, side effects and contraindications.  Participants will gain confidence in discussing medicinal cannabis with patients and knowing when to refer to a prescribing doctor.


Dr Orit Holtzman

MBBS, PhD (Neuroscience), Adv Cert Medicinal Cannabis

Dr Holtzman is one of Australia’s leading and most experienced cannabinoid medicine practitioners and educators and the 2024 Cannabiz Prescribing Healthcare Practitioner of the Year award winner.


Dr Orit Holtzman practices functional medicine with a focus on cannabinoid medicine. She is the Co-founder and Director of Leura Wellness and is the Co-Founder, former President and current Vice- President of the Australian and New Zealand College of Cannabinoid Practitioners (ANZCCP). Dr Holtzman is a TGA approved medicinal cannabis authorised prescriber for multiple indications. She has a keen interest in research and is an adjunct fellow at NICM, Western Sydney University. 

Dr Holtzman believes that medicinal cannabis is best used as a therapeutic tool as part of a wholistic medical treatment plan and uses an integrative approach to health. She lives in the beautiful Blue Mountains, NSW, with her husband and three kids. 


CPD Accreditation

This course is CPD accredited with the RACGP and ACRRM for the 2023-2025 triennium.

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP):

  • Educational Activities: 1
  • Reviewing Performance: 0

Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM):

  • Educational Activities: 1
  • Reviewing Performance: 0

Event Partner

This event has been sponsored by MedTEC Pharma. The educational content and speakers have been independently determined and selected by GPEx.