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Medical Cannabis: Facts and Fiction, What You Need to Know
November 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST
Physicians and nurse practitioners only please. If space permits, allied health professionals welcome.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.
Join the conversation as we discuss the potential role of cannabis in patients with pain and other chronic conditions. Understand cannabis pharmacology and its physiologic effects. Develop assessment, monitoring and risk reduction strategies for safe and rational prescribing, especially in patients already on opioids.
Our guest speaker, Dr. Marni Brooks, completed a Master of Social Work degree and completed her Medical Degree and Family Medicine residency at the University of Toronto. Dr. Brooks is a Fellow in Family Medicine and has worked in the areas of family medicine, sleep medicine, addiction medicine, and cannabinoid medicine.
Dr. Brooks now focuses in both the areas of Addiction Medicine, Cannabinoid Medicine and continues to work on collecting data for future research in her Cannabinoid Medicine practice. She hopes to help educate her peers, the community and patients on the benefits of cannabis for a variety of health conditions, either as sole therapy or in conjunction with other treatments. She is actively engaged in the integration of cannabis treatment with traditional medicine practices.