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179937 - simGP - Simulated Consultation in Treating Anxiety and Sleep Disorders with Medicinal Cannabis: Case Study-Samantha

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Increase GP awareness of the role of medicinal cannabis in the treatment of anxiety and sleep disorders

Relevance to General Practice

While medicinal cannabis is legally accessible to medical practitioners for their patients, 1000s of Australians are self-medicating with illegal cannabis to treat a range of serious conditions. A recent survey revealed Australian GPs get constant inquiries from their patients about medicinal cannabis, but the majority of GPs feel their knowledge is inadequate to discuss its access, safety, and effectiveness. Proper training and education around medicinal cannabis will enable GPs to talk to their patients and deter them from using illegal cannabis. Anxiety disorders and insomnia disorders are some of the most common types of mental health disorders. Cannabidiol (CBD) efficacy studies have shown its ability to reduce psychotic, anxiety and withdrawal symptoms may also have therapeutic potential for insomnia.

Learning outcomes
  • Distinguish between the major cannabinoids and how they modulate the endocannabinoid system
  • Identify the optimal usage of cannabinoids in anxiety and insomnia
  • Integrate the clinical data on medicinal cannabis in anxiety and sleep disorders into your practice to optimise treatment decisions
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    • A significantly ill patient is identified and managed appropriately

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    • Women's health
    • Psychological health
    Activity sponsor

    Althea company Pty Ltd

    Delivery
    Title
    179937 - simGP - Simulated Consultation in Treating Anxiety and Sleep Disorders with Medicinal Cannabis: Case Study-Samantha
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1 hour
    Start Date
    01-Jan-2020
    End Date
    31-Dec-2020
    CPD Points
    2 cpd
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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