Activity Information and Completion Requirements

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TITLE:  Medicinal Use of Cannabis (Prescribing)
CME Credit: 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™          CE credit: 1.25   
CE# : 00192-EDII-985
Activity EM Approval Date: 1/1/2020
CE Review / Reapproval Date: 12/1/2020 CE Expiration Date: 12/31/2021
Presented by:   Grant Smith, PharmD  Grant received a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Mississippi State University and a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Mississippi. While in pharmacy school, he was engaged in several research activities including the characterization of the analgesic properties of Salvinorin A, which is the psychoactive constituent of the plant Salvia divinorim. Upon graduation, Grant completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and, subsequently, served as a Post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. During this time, Grant performed obesity research, under the mentorship of Dr. John Hall, to investigate the role of the obesity hormone Leptin in cardiac function. Having practiced pharmacy for several years in various settings including community, poison control, and long-term care, Grant currently work as the unit pharmacist for the medical/nephrology unit at North Mississippi Medical Center where he directs the renal drug dosing service and epoetin dosing service. Additionally, he serves NMMC as a research pharmacist for the Investigational Study Drug services and a scientific member of the Institutional Review Board.
Target Audience:
This activity is intended for internal medicine, family medicine and primary care physicians and advance practice clinicians.

Learner outcome(s):

Self-report knowledge gain of important pathophysiology concepts common to the care of patients using pharmaceuticals, describe the pharmacology of common medications, select the proper pharmacotherapeutics based on clinical presentation and incorporate evidence-based changes into practice.

Self-report knowledge gain of key issues affecting healthcare cost, policy, quality, safety and regulations.

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This activity consists of an educational component (slides, audio lecture) in an electronic format, followed by an online post-test and participant self-reflection / declaration of learning.  Estimated time to complete this activity, including review of materials is seventy-five minutes.

Required method of participation in the learning process: 

1.    Review activity information and completion requirements.
2.    View video. Estimated time = 60 minutes
3.    View support materials if applicable.  Estimated time = 00 mins
4.    Complete evaluation and learner assessment tool.  Estimated time = 15 mins         
Total time for completion:  75 mins/1.25 hour(s)     
                 
Faculty Disclosure:  Grant Smith, PharmD, has indicated that there are no disclosures to be made regarding this presentation. Each member of the planning committee for this activity has indicated they have no actual or potential conflicts of interest to disclose. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationship(s) to disclose.


Commercial Support:
This activity is fully funded by the NMMC CME Program and is not supported by any commercial support monies.

Continuing Medical Education Credit (Physician):
North Mississippi Medical Center is accredited by the Mississippi State Medical Association to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians. 
NMMC designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Credit (APC):
NMMC is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Mississippi Nurses Foundation, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  This activity has been approved for 1.25 contact hour.   CE# 00192-EDII-985 (60 minutes = 1.0 contact hour)




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