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Not-for-profit organisation Global Health Initiative, a foundation focused on medicinal cannabis education and research, is pleased to present a one-day conference and one-day masterclass on medicinal cannabis and treatment of mental health conditions in Melbourne on 20 & 21 July 2019. Our CEO, Carol Ireland is a Consumer Representative on the GHI Advisory Board.

The conference is open to all healthcare practitioners who wish to understand more about medicinal cannabis and other nutritional medicine approaches to treatment of common mental health conditions.

 

MEDICINAL CANNABIS CONFERENCE & MASTERCLASS

CONFERENCE: MENTAL HEALTH, MEDICINAL CANNABIS & NUTRITIONAL MEDICINE MELBOURNE 20 JULY 2019

This one-day conference explores the endocannabinoid system, medicinal cannabis, delivery methods, pharmacokinetics/dynamics, safety and its evidence base in treating a variety of mental health conditions, plus other nutritional medicine approaches to moods and mental health. The conference features Dr Sue Sisley MD, US medicinal cannabis expert, and a host of other top speakers.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE CONFERENCE? This conference is relevant to medical practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, herbalists, and other allied healthcare practitioners who wish to be better informed about medicinal cannabis. Registrant numbers are capped at 200.

MASTERCLASS: PRESCRIBING MEDICINAL CANNABIS FOR MENTAL HEALTH CONDITIONS MELBOURNE 21 JULY 2019

The Masterclass follows on from the conference and is focused on learning how to prescribe medicinal cannabis for common mental health conditions. The Masterclass helps prepare doctors/nurses with the knowledge to apply through the TGA’s Special Access Scheme-B and the Authorised Prescriber Scheme to prescribe medicinal cannabis. This is a highly interactive, case-based course.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE MASTERCLASS? The Masterclass is capped at 60 registrants and is open to doctors, nurses and pharmacists. It is highly recommended that you attend the medicinal cannabis conference on the previous day so that you have the foundational knowledge for this Masterclass.

DATES & VENUE:
Conference: Sat 20 July 2019 9.00am-5.30pm Masterclass: Sun 21 July 2019 9.00am-5.30pm
@ Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Vic

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

Places are limited. For further information and to register go to: http://www.globalhealthinitiative.life/healthcare-practitioner-training-and-education/