Agenda For The Eleventh National Conference On Cannabis Therapeutics

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Friday, May 19, 2017

0730 Registration and Continental Breakfast

0800 Welcome – Mary Lynn Mathre, RN, MSN, CARN (Patients Out of Time) and Donald Abrams, MD

0830 National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine: Report on the Report – Donald Abrams, MD

0900 Overview of the Endocannabinoid System – Daniele Piomelli, PhD, MD

O930 Protecting Patients from Stressors – Greg Gerdeman, PhD

1000 Break

1020 The Role of the Endocannabinoid System in Neuroprotection and Regeneration After TBI – Esther Shohami, PhD

1050 Endocannabinoids in the Aging Brain and in Neurodegenerative Diseases – Juan Sanchez-Ramos, MD, PhD

1120 Cognitive Effects of Cannabis on Medical and Recreational Users – Kent Hutchison, PhD

1140 Cardiovascular and Metabolic Effects of Cannabis – Stephen Sidney, MD, MPH

1200 Lunch (Break out rooms for physicians and nurses for networking)

1330 The Center for Medical Cannabis Research – Past and Future – Igor Grant, MD, FRCP(C)

1400 Cannabis and Cancer Treatment – Sean McAllister, PhD

1420 Cannabis for Central Sensitivity Syndrome – Caroline MacCallum, MD, FRCPC (Internal Medicine), B Sc Pharm

1450 Got the Night Shift Again: The Potential for Cannabis – Ciara A. Torres, PhD

1510 Break

1530 Exploring Cannabis as a Treatment for PTSD in Military Veterans – Fabian Henry & Darryl Hudson, PhD

1610 Q & A with Friday faculty

1655 Day ends

 

Saturday, May 20, 2017

0730 Day Registration and Continental Breakfast

0800 Welcome

0820 Cannabis as a Harm Reduction Agent for the Opioid Epidemic – Dustin Sulak, DO

0850 Cannabis as a Substitute for Opiate and Non-opiate Pain-Based Medication – Amanda Reiman, PhD, MSW

0910 Cannabis for Pain Management in Israel – Bareket Schiff-Keren, MD

0930 Federal Protocol for Cannabis as an Adjunct Pain Medication – Irv Rosenfeld

0940 Cannabis: Banned “Drug” or Medical Treatment for Sports Injuries? – Nate Jackson, Sue Sisley, MD, and Eben Britton

1010 Break

1030 Cannabis Use with Geriatric Patients – Eloise Theisen, MSN, RN, AGPCNP-BC

1050 Medical Cannabis: A Senior’s Perspective – Sue Taylor

1110 How Does Medical Cannabis Save Money in Medicare and Medicaid – W. David Bradford, PhD & Ashley Bradford

1130 Making Medical Cannabis Better and Safer – Ethan Russo, MD

1200 Lunch (Break out rooms for physicians and nurses for networking)

1330 Herbal Cannabis Products for Patients – Valerie Corral

1350 Cannabis in the Treatment of Seizure Disorders – Bonni Goldstein, MD & Kristin Bowker

1430 What About the Children? – Tracy Ryan

1450 Break

1510 HIPAA and State Medical Marijuana Laws – Elizabeth Dost, RN

1530 Getting Past the Stigma and Unlearning the Marijuana Propaganda – David Hepburn, MD

1600 Q & A with Saturday faculty

1655 Day Ends


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

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


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.

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.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, BRN Provider #16044, for 12.65 contact hours

Main Conference Agenda (Friday and Saturday)

Pre-Conference Schedule (Wednesday and Thursday)

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