Pharmacology and Clinical Effects of Medical Cannabinoids

About the Course:
This CME learning activity is designed to increase physician knowledge and skills about guideline-recommended principles for effectively managing chronic and acute pain conditions with a focus on strategies for minimizing opioid analgesic prescription, diversion, and abuse.

Learning Objectives:
Completion of this course will better enable the course participant to:
  • Describe examples of non-opioid analgesic options for managing acute pain.
  • Describe examples of non-opioid analgesic options for managing chronic non-cancer pain.
  • Explain the recommended uses and limitations of extended-release opioids.
  • Explain pharmacological options available to treat opioid use disorder.
Accreditation Statement
InforMed is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Designation Statement
InforMed designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) information can be viewed here: MOC Recognition Page