Understand how your pharmacy can support patients in this emerging area
Developed specifically for community pharmacy, this three part online course provides a complete overview of medicinal cannabis according to Commonwealth, state and territory legislation and guidelines.
You will learn:
The therapeutic uses of medicinal cannabis, emerging clinical guidance and clinical trials underway in Australia
The current legal status of medicinal cannabis in all states and territories of Australia
Commonwealth and state specific requirements to prescribe and dispense medicinal cannabis across Australia
Overview of products and modes of administration
Content now refreshed to align with updated legislation and product updates, including:
Updated information on products, including Sativex
Updated information on dispensing and prescribing medicinal cannabis in VIC and NSW
TGA online prescribing pathways guide for practitioners
Medicinal Cannabis Guidance Documents
Course cost $55 inc GST, with access to:
3 x online education modules (3 hours total)
CPD credits available
Ongoing email updates regarding medicinal cannabis legislation changes in Australia
Supportive tools and resources to prepare your pharmacy to dispense medicinal cannabis
Recommended course for completion of pharmacy registration in the Medicinal Cannabis Medicines Portal
Disclaimer – State and Territory dispensing of Medicinal Cannabis products
The Medicinal Cannabis Readiness Course is a national course, which includes information on legislative requirements for every Australian State and Territory.
However, please note the following in regards to the dispensing of medicinal cannabis therapies in;
Victoria – There have been changes to the Victorian medicinal cannabis framework. Click here for further information.
Tasmania – medicinal cannabis products to be dispensed at Tasmanian Health Service hospital pharmacies
Please take this into consideration when determining if this is a suitable education activity in accordance with your scope of practice and learning plan/needs. If you have any questions regarding the course, please email email@example.com