Cannabis Update 2018

A Framework for Conversations with Patients

April 18, 2018

Location: The Red and White Club, 1833 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary, AB and online via webcast

Time Details: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


  • In person: Full day: $325, Half Day $175, Student/Resident: $100
  • Online: Regular $235, Student/Resident $100


This course will provide an evidence-based checklist for patient assessment, demonstration case studies, and interactive panel discussions to enable health care practitioners to engage in patient conversations around the use of cannabis. Course content focuses on impairment, risks, and benefits of using cannabis.

Contact Information

Diane Simpson, Education Consultant, 403.210.8804,

CME accreditation

  • Mainpro+ Group Learning – 7.25 credits
  • MOC Section 1 – 7.25 credits
  • Application for accreditation has been made to the Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy.
    • Program Number Pharmacists: 1180-2018-2312-C-P
    • Program Number Technicians: 1180-2018-2340-C-T

The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate for its physician members, providing leadership & support for their role in the provision of quality health care.