An Interactive Workshop In The Assessment And Treatment With Cannabinoids For Neuropathic Pain And Spasticity In People With Spinal Cord Injury
Friday November 10th 16:15 – 17:15
Speakers: Karen Ethans and Colleen O’Connell

At the end of the workshop, delegates will be able to:
  • Describe the use of medicinal cannabinoids in neuropathic pain and spasticity, including historical use
  • List the potential therapeutic mechanisms of cannabinoids, in particular THC and CBD
  • Critique current evidence of cannabinoids and inhaled herbal cannabis, for neurogenic pain and spasticity.
  • Describe how to prescribe cannabinoids for pain and spasticity in the clinical setting and be able to counsel a patient about the selection of cannabinoids when appropriate
  • List the rules and regulations for accessing medical marijuana in Canada, and be able to counsel a patient, when appropriate, on the informed process of obtaining medical cannabis.

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* 3. As a result of attending this session I am planning to:

  Yes No
a) Discuss the session with my colleagues.
b) Pursue additional learning activities.
c) Complete a Personal Learning Project.
d) Not change my practice.
e) Change my practice.

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* 4. Please explain the change you are planning to make or the learning you plan to complete (if applicable):

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* 5. Other comments/suggestions/topics for future meetings: