Cannabis Science and Medicine Continuing Medical Education (CME)

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The University of Vermont designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program is made up of 5 individual modules that can be completed independently. This program has been reviewed and is approved for pharmacists for a maximum 7.75 hours/0.775 CEU ACPE  0621-0000-16-001-H01-P. To obtain a CE certificate for a CME module qualified pharmacists must complete the CME module in its entirety and an evaluation, and score 80% or higher on the post-assessment test for the module.

Audience: Designed for Clinicians, Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Pharmacists.
Frequency: Available on-demand throughout the year by UVM’s Department of Pharmacology

Online Modules:

  1. MEDICO-LEGAL (1.25 hours) – Register for this Module
    • Cannabis History, Policy and Law
    • Public Health – Risks and Potential Benefits
  1. BIOLOGY AND BASIC SCIENCE (1.75 hours) – Register for this Module
    • The Endocannabinoid System
    • The Phytocannabinoids and Terpenes
  1. CLINICAL PRACTICE 1 – PHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY (2 hours) – Register for this Module
    • Physiological and Adverse Effects
    • Preparations and Dosage
  1. CLINICAL PRACTICE 2 –PAIN SYNDROMES (1.5 hours) –  Register for this Module
    • Clinical Practice – Chronic pain
    • Clinical Practice – Cancer and Palliative care
  1. CLINICAL PRACTICE 3 – MOTOR DISORDERS (1.25 hours) – Register for this Module
    • Clinical Practice – MS and Parkinson’s disease
    • Clinical Practice – Seizures



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A Retired Science Teacher Explores a New Path with Cannabis

Central Vermont resident Ann Ndione is a retired science teacher who enrolled in the UVM Cannabis Science and Medicine Program this fall. Ann, who studied Horticulture and Horticultural Therapy at the New York Botanical Gardens, talked to us about her experience in the new UVM online program.

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