7th Annual Geriatric Medicine Conference - Caring With Cannabis: New Trends in Geriatric Medicine (SBMC)

Presented by the Geriatric Health Center at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

2.0 AMA PRA Category I Credits

Target Audience
Geriatricians, Internists, Physicians, Nurses, Advanced Practice Nurses, Case Managers, Skilled Nursing Facility Physicians, and other Allied Health professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn the chemistry/physiology supporting medical cannabis and cannabiniol.
  • Discuss research on the efficacy of medical cannabis and cannabidiol for the treatment of pain and other medical indications.
  • Understand perspective on the use of cannabis and CBD for patient care and the process of certification with the NJ Medical Marijuana Program (NJMMP).
  • Develop some of the skills for choosing a cannabis/CBD product for patients.
  • Understand how to work with a MMP dispensary.

Program Agenda
Theresa M. Redling, DO, FACP, Medical Director, Geriatric Health Center, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

5:30 pm
Registration and Light Dinner

6:00 pm: Welcome to Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center
Stephen P. Zieniewicz, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

6:05 pm: Symposium Welcome
Paul Yodice, MD, FCCP, FCCM, Chairman, Department of Medicine, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

6:10 pm: Symposium Introduction
Theresa M. Redling, DO FACP

6:15 pm: The Science Behind Medical Cannabis and Cannabidiol: What the Research Tells Us
Sara Jane Ward, PhD, Assistant Professor, Center for Substance Abuse Research, Temple University

7:00 pm: Break

7:10 pm: Clinical Use of Cannabis
Zeeshan Khan, MD, Assistant Professor, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at CentraState Medical Center

8:00 pm: Cannabis Products and Dosage – Questions and Answers Discussion
John Matesic, Director, Greenleaf Compassion Center, Montclair

8:30 pm: Symposium Questions and Answers

8:45 pm: Wrap-up and Evaluations

Continuing Medical Education Credit

AMA Credit Designation Statement
Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement
Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey (MSNJ) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Disclosure Policy
It is the policy of Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, Office of Continuing Medical Education to ensure balance, independence, transparency, objectivity and scientific rigor in all CME sponsored educational activities. All participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict(s) of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussion of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devises. This information will be available as part of the activity material.

Faculty Disclosures: No relevant financial relationship(s)

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support: No commercial support was provided for this continuing educational activity.

“Patient Safety Committee Work Product - Confidentiality Protection and Restrictions on Disclosure Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 26:2H -12.25b. & N.J.A.C. 8:43E-10.0”

Nursing Credit
Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission On Accreditation. Provider # 151-12/17-20. Contact hours will be provided.

There is no fee to participate in this symposium, but registration is required by May 30, 2019. Please register online.