The Journal of Cannabis in Clinical Practice founded by Tod Mikuriya, MD and Fred Gardner. Dr. Mikuriya envisioned a journal where cannabis-friendly clinicians could share findings and observations and be kept up-to-date on relevant scientific, political and legal developments. The O’Shaughnessy’s webite provides an ongoing history of the medical marijuana movement.
Medical Cannabis Clinical Training Curriculum
The SCC Medical Cannabis Clinical Training Curriculum provides the most comprehensive cannabinoid education for medical professionals to date. The SCC Clinical Training Curriculum offers evidence-based education that highlights clinical pearls from clinicians with decades of combined experience. Course participants will receive education on the fundamental science of medical cannabis and case studies that reflect hands-on approaches to patient management. The courses are optimized for desktop and mobile, can be accessed from anywhere in the world, and come with a certificate of completion. The modules are offered individually, or as part of 5 and 12 course packages. SCC members receive a discount on courses and as well as other perks of being part of the organization.
Healer Certification Program
Healer was created by Dr. Dustin Sulak with the goal of providing a trusted source of cannabis information from a respected authority on its use. The Healer Certification Program is an online training that includes evidence-based curriculum and condition-specific dosage guidelines. The program was designed for industry professionals, healthcare providers, and consumers. If you decide to sign up for the program through this link, 50% of your enrollment fee is donated to the Society of Cannabis Clinicians.
Cannabis Use in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Cannabis Use in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding- March 3rd 2019
Citations compiled and presented by Genester Wilson-King, MD
On Recommending Cannabis to Patients
Dr. Stacey Kerr, a veteran physician, shares her insight on the process of entering into the cannabis therapeutics field.
SCC Practice Standards for Cannabis Recommendations
The SCC has practice standards for medical cannabis patient recommendations. All SCC members are asked to verify that they abide by these parameters. Review them below:
Health History Questionnaire
This detailed form provides information to the recommending physician in order to collect data as part of retrospective studies. We encourage getting as much background information as possible on our patients as it can help clarify the effects of medical cannabis for specific diagnoses.
SCC Membership Application
Become a member of the SCC to access the knowledge and resources of the premier organization of cannabis specialists. Please review membership types and apply by completing the application. Once your application has been accepted, we will send you an invoice. After the dues are paid, we will mail you a membership packet and you’ll become part of the SCC online community. Benefits include monthly newsletters, access to the membership portal and discussion forum, participation in quarterly meetings with cutting- researchers, an online subscription to Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, and a listing in our membershp directory.
Informed Consent – Release of Liability Statement (USA)
If you provide recommendations, make sure your patients understand their rights. This will ensure that you, as the provider, are released from liability.
Download a sample release form here: Release of Liability
If you have international country-specific liability statements to include, please feel free to email us at [email protected]
Out-Of-State Consultation Consent Form (USA)
A consent form for doctors who are discussing medical cannabis with out-of-state patients. This form outlines basic info on out-of-state consultations. It is not to be viewed as professional medical advice. Diagnoses and recommendations are not provided.