Cannabis: Protecting Patients and Reducing Harm

The Eleventh National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics

The Eleventh National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics, May 18-20, 2017, Berkeley, CA

Conference Brochure – Schedule for Wednesday and Thursday Events and Pre-Conference Workshops

Conference Brochure – Complete Schedule for Main Conference on Friday and Saturday

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Healthcare Professionals/CEU

2016 Faculty, Baltimore, MD

2016 Faculty, Baltimore, MD

At The Eleventh National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics, faculty from around the world and across the US presented on their state-of-the-art scientific and medical research findings and clinical experiences, as well as cutting edge legal strategies and organizing tactics. While accredited and intended for health care professionals, these conferences will be of great benefit for patients, legal professionals, and the public who wish to educate themselves about this remarkable plant.

Full schedule for The Eleventh National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics

Main Conference Agenda (Friday and Saturday)

Main Conference Faculty

Legal Seminar Agenda (Thursday)(CLE)

Legal Seminar Faculty

Thursday Medical Workshops:
Morning: Medical Cannabis Primer: The Healthcare Professionals’ Handbook (CME/CEU)
Afternoon: Extracts: Demystifying Oils, Tinctures, and Testing

marina36Immediately prior to the main conference, on Thursday May 18th Patients Out of Time offered continuing education workshops. Over the years our pre-conference workshops have given us the opportunity to partner with other, specialized organizations working on medical cannabis, including Veterans for Medical Cannabis Access and the American Cannabis Nurses Association. These workshops are suited for people at all levels, from the novice to the most seasoned. This year, we were pleased to offer the following workshops on Thursday, May 18:

Legal Workshop: Issues in Defending Medical Cannabis Rights (All day – lunch included)

  •      6.75 CLEs applied for, including 1 credit Ethics and 1 credit Recognition& Elimination of Bias

Morning Medical Workshop: Medical Cannabis Primer: The Healthcare Professionals’ Handbook (Morning only – lunch included)

  •      approved for 3 CMEs and 3 CEUs

Afternoon Medical Workshop: Extracts: Demystifying Oils, Tinctures, and Testing (Afternoon only – lunch is not included)

This interdisciplinary event also offered excellent opportunities to network with colleagues, and to review new products, services, and information from our Exhibitors! If you’re interested in exhibiting at The Eleventh National Clinical Conference, download this form, fill it out, and email it to

hotelThe conference venue was the DoubleTree by Hilton Berkeley Marina.

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REFUNDS: Our refund policy is as follows: Refund requests received before April 4th are eligible for a full refund minus a $50 handling fee. Refund requests received after April 4th and before April 20th may receive a 50% refund. No refunds are available for requests made after May 4th.

Accreditation Statement: 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 UCSF and Patients Out of Time, UCSF is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians

Designation Statement: UCSF designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Total credits are allocated as follows: 6.75 to Friday, 6.75 to Saturday, 3 to the Healthcare Professionals Handbook Workshop, Thursday.

CEU Statement: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, BRN Provider #16044, for 12.65 contact hours (Friday + Saturday) and  3 contact hours (Thursday)

Disclosure: The educational content of the conference and the selection of the faculty are the responsibility of the course planning committee.  All faculty and invited speakers participating in a UCSF sponsored CME activity have disclosed any relevant financial relationships with commercial support entities.  All potential conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with the ACCMEs Update Standards for Commercial Support

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