Dental: Medicinal Marijuana Review
39.95
Online
Elective
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About the Course: 
Designed for dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants, this intermediate-level course will review the pharmacology and current state of medicinal marijuana as it relates to oral health care. The information presented in this course should be considered essential knowledge for all OHCPs, both seasoned and newly credentialed. 

Learning Objectives: 
After completing this course, the learner will be able to: 
  • Explain the botanical background and cultural history of marijuana (Cannabis sativa). 
  • Discuss the misuse of marijuana. 
  • Summarize the effects of marijuana. 
  • Describe common medicinal uses and the evidence of effectiveness of marijuana. 
  • Identify the current status of legalization of marijuana for medicinal and recreational use and its impact on healthcare systems. 
About the Author: 
Mark Donaldson, BSP, RPH, PharmD, FASHP, FACHE, received his baccalaureate degree from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and his doctorate in clinical pharmacy from the University of Washington. He has further completed a residency at Canada’s largest tertiary care facility, Vancouver General Hospital, and is the current associate vice president of clinical pharmacy at Vizient Pharmacy Advisory Solutions. Dr. Donaldson is a clinical professor in the Department of Pharmacy at the University of Montana in Missoula, clinical associate professor in the School of Dentistry at the Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, and affiate faculty at the School of Dentistry at UBC in Vancouver. He has a special interest in dental pharmacology and has lectured internationally to both dental and medical practitioners. Dr. Donaldson has a number of published works in the peer-reviewed literature and has co-authored several textbook chapters. He spent 3 years in Japan focusing on cross-cultural communication and internationalization. He currently serves on the Editorial Board for the Journal of the American Dental Association and Healthcare Executive and is a reviewer for various other journals. He is board certified in healthcare management and is the past-president and current regent of the American College of Healthcare Executives’ Montana Chapter. In 2019, Dr. Donaldson received the Special Friend of Canadian Dentistry award from the Canadian Dental Association. 

AGD code - 130 

How to Receive Credit
  • Read the entire course online or in print.
  • Depending on your state requirements you will be asked to:
  • Complete a mandatory test (a passing score of 75 percent is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal information and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory Course Evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.
Disclosures
Resolution of Conflict of Interest

The contributors to this course have no conflicts of interest relative to its content. Elite implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Elite not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

Disclaimer
The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
©2020: All Rights Reserved. Materials may not be reproduced without the expressed written permission or consent of Elite Professional Education, LLC. The materials presented in this course are meant to provide the consumer with general information on the topics covered. The information provided was prepared by professionals with practical knowledge of the areas covered. It is not meant to provide medical, legal, or professional advice. Elite Professional Education, LLC recommends that you consult a medical, legal, or professional services expert licensed in your state. Elite Professional Education, LLC has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that all content provided in this course is accurate and up to date at the time of printing, but does not represent or warrant that it will apply to your situation nor circumstances and assumes no liability from reliance on these materials. Quotes are collected from customer feedback surveys. The models are intended to be representative and not actual customers.
 
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Medicinal Marijuana Review

39.95
About the Course: 
Designed for dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants, this intermediate-level course will review the pharmacology and current state of medicinal marijuana as it relates to oral health care. The information presented in this course should be considered essential knowledge for all OHCPs, both seasoned and newly credentialed. 

Learning Objectives: 
After completing this course, the learner will be able to: 
  • Explain the botanical background and cultural history of marijuana (Cannabis sativa). 
  • Discuss the misuse of marijuana. 
  • Summarize the effects of marijuana. 
  • Describe common medicinal uses and the evidence of effectiveness of marijuana. 
  • Identify the current status of legalization of marijuana for medicinal and recreational use and its impact on healthcare systems. 
About the Author: 
Mark Donaldson, BSP, RPH, PharmD, FASHP, FACHE, received his baccalaureate degree from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and his doctorate in clinical pharmacy from the University of Washington. He has further completed a residency at Canada’s largest tertiary care facility, Vancouver General Hospital, and is the current associate vice president of clinical pharmacy at Vizient Pharmacy Advisory Solutions. Dr. Donaldson is a clinical professor in the Department of Pharmacy at the University of Montana in Missoula, clinical associate professor in the School of Dentistry at the Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, and affiate faculty at the School of Dentistry at UBC in Vancouver. He has a special interest in dental pharmacology and has lectured internationally to both dental and medical practitioners. Dr. Donaldson has a number of published works in the peer-reviewed literature and has co-authored several textbook chapters. He spent 3 years in Japan focusing on cross-cultural communication and internationalization. He currently serves on the Editorial Board for the Journal of the American Dental Association and Healthcare Executive and is a reviewer for various other journals. He is board certified in healthcare management and is the past-president and current regent of the American College of Healthcare Executives’ Montana Chapter. In 2019, Dr. Donaldson received the Special Friend of Canadian Dentistry award from the Canadian Dental Association. 

AGD code - 130 

How to Receive Credit
  • Read the entire course online or in print.
  • Depending on your state requirements you will be asked to:
  • Complete a mandatory test (a passing score of 75 percent is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal information and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory Course Evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.
Disclosures
Resolution of Conflict of Interest

The contributors to this course have no conflicts of interest relative to its content. Elite implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Elite not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

Disclaimer
The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
©2020: All Rights Reserved. Materials may not be reproduced without the expressed written permission or consent of Elite Professional Education, LLC. The materials presented in this course are meant to provide the consumer with general information on the topics covered. The information provided was prepared by professionals with practical knowledge of the areas covered. It is not meant to provide medical, legal, or professional advice. Elite Professional Education, LLC recommends that you consult a medical, legal, or professional services expert licensed in your state. Elite Professional Education, LLC has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that all content provided in this course is accurate and up to date at the time of printing, but does not represent or warrant that it will apply to your situation nor circumstances and assumes no liability from reliance on these materials. Quotes are collected from customer feedback surveys. The models are intended to be representative and not actual customers.