In this course you will learn about pain management and pain disorder categories. Definitions and statistics related to pain categories will be presented.
Learn About Marijuana Treatment For Pain Management
In this course you will learn about pain management and pain disorder categories. Definitions and statistics related to pain categories will be presented. You will also learn about side effects of Opioids and how medical cannabis interacts with Opioids and other single molecule treatment options.
In this online education course, we’ve included a video of Dr. Mark Ware. He sits down with Medical Marijuana 411 to discuss his research and findings of how cannabis helps manage pain.
Did you know that there are four categories in the definition of pain? Did you know pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined? Did you know that patients trying to manage their pain with opioid medications, which has fueled a country wide opioid abuse epidemic? Also covered in this module are traditional medicines used for pain management, opioid abuse, and an infographic regarding Opioid abuse statistics in the US. Finally, you will see a patient story video and learn how medical marijuana helps her through her day to day struggles.
About Dr. Mark Ware
Dr. Mark Ware is Associate Professor in Family Medicine and Anesthesia at McGill University. He is the Director of Clinical Research of the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), Co-Director of the Quebec Pain Research Network and the Executive Director of the non-profit Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids.
Dr. Ware’s primary research interests are in evaluating the safety and effectiveness of medicines derived from cannabis (cannabinoids). He is involved in population-based studies of the impact of pain on the population, and the evaluation of complementary therapies in pain and symptom management. Dr. Ware’s research is supported by the FRQ-S, CIHR, the Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation, and grants from pharmaceutical companies. From Dr. Mark Ware
“My research focuses on the evaluation of the safety, efficacy and effectiveness of novel patient-centered approaches to chronic pain management. My team conducts clinical trials and long term studies of the use of cannabis and cannabinoid medications, and we are involved in efforts to translate these findings into medical education for health professionals, and to evaluate the effectiveness of these learning approaches.”
Pain Management – Information and Definition
Pain Management and Medical Marijuana
Dr. Mark Ware – Bio
Video: Dr. Mark Ware
Traditional Medications Used For Pain Management
Video: Meet Amy – Patient Story
Opioid Addiction Facts and Figures
Your Course Includes:
- Instant access to your online class and materials
- Video featuring Dr. Mark Ware discussing Pain Management with Medical Marijuana 411
- An understanding of how the medical marijuana can help with the symptoms of pain disorders.
- Additional information on Opioid abuse and A patient story
- Print and downloadable Infographics for social media sharing
- Research material included
- Lifetime, unlimited access to enjoy this online module(s)
- 24/7 access to course modules. Access again, anytime for personal review or as a refresher
- No Time Limits
- Start Anytime
- Work on your own time and at your own pace
- Affordably priced