Extra Step Assurance supporting Cannabis Expertise is proud to be an approved education provider for the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program for physicians, pharmacists and nurses.

  • Early history of cannabis and hemp to western medicine
  • Included examples of use for pain, sleep and other conditions
  • Cannabinoid Receptors
  • Endogenous Cannabinoids
  • Function And Regulation Of The Endocannabinoid System In Various Tissues
  • Exogenous Cannabinoids And Their Effects On The ECS
  • Common Drug, Herbal And Non-Pharmacologic Influences On The ECS
  • Many Phytocannabinoids Are Non-Psychotropic Yet Therapeutic
  • Misconceptions About Cannabidiol (CBD)
  • Cannabidiolic Acid (CBDA)
  • Synthetic Cannabinoids
  • Drug Interactions
  • Cannabis Terpenes
  • Qualifying Conditions
  • Dosing
  • Delivery Methods
  • Cannabis Safety
  • Side Effects
  • Pregnancy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Opioids / Addiction
  • Patient Narratives
  • Cannabis For Spasticity
  • Cannabis For Seizures
  • PTSD
  • Federal and State
  • No Question Goes Unanswered
Hardware/Software Requirements

Windows - 2003 Server, Vista 32-bit/64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit/64-bit, Windows 8 32-bit/64-bit, Windows 8.1 32-bit/64-bit; Intel Core2 Duo CPU 2.XX GHz or AMD processor (2 GB of RAM recommended); JavaScript and cookies
Internet Browser - Internet Explorer - enabled 7, 8 (32-bit/64-bit), 9 (32-bit/64-bit), 10 (32-bit/64-bit), 11 (32-bit/64-bit); Chrome – Latest 32-bit/64- bit

MAC - OS 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10; Processer: Intel (512 MB of RAM or more recommended) Internet Browser - Firefox must be the latest version.

Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality

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For Pharmacists: Pharmacists have up to 30 days to complete the evaluation and claim credit for participation so that information can be submitted to CPE Monitor as required. Upon completing the evaluation on your transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service.

As the DOH approved CME provider, we are excited to offer training in the following cities. Select your choice(s) and we will notify you of the details.

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Educational Objectives: After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to: Describe the basic physiology of the endocannabinoid system; Describe the pharmacology, toxicology, and side effects of medical cannabis and its constituents; Assess the risks and benefits of cannabinoid therapy with individual patients, based on available research, and identify good candidates for treatment; Create specific cannabis or cannabinoid treatment plans for patients. Physician Continuing Medical Education: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Extra Step Assurance and The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Pharmacy Education: ACPE UAN: 0809-9999-17-824-L01-P Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 4 contact hour(s) (0.4 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Type of Activity Application Continuing Nursing Education: Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational activity for 4 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine. Designated for 3.2 contact hours of pharmacotherapy credit for Advance Practice Registered Nurses. Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest: Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest. Americans with Disabilities Act: Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (ie, physical, dietary, etc). Please contact Cheryl McDaniel prior to the live event at 855.844.4368.
Medical Cannabis Education Symposium is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, Extra Step Assurance and Integr8 Health, LLC