The FOMA 8-hour Florida Physician Cannabis Course no longer meets the educational requirements necessary under Florida law for physicians to certify patient eligibility for medical marijuana. As of June 23, 2017, a new 2-hour course (not yet available) is required. Physicians who take this 8-hour course after June 23rd will still have to complete the new 2-hour course once it becomes available before they can legally certify patients as eligible for medical marijuana.
Cannabis Course for Florida Physicians
Presented by Florida Medical Association and Florida Osteopathic Medical Association
Course required by the Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014
Provides for Florida-licensed physician ordering of low-THC medical cannabis for qualified patients under specified conditions
Content intended to provide a balanced portrayal of the information available, including research in this area
The FMA and FOMA wish to thank The Answer Page, Inc. (TAP) for serving as our educational partner in creating this low THC cannabis course for the physicians of Florida. TAP has pioneered quality innovative on-line education since 1998 and is presently read in over 120 countries. Their educational material is created and edited by Harvard-trained physicians with contributions by a select network of expert academicians and clinicians from top programs around the globe.TheAnswerPage provides quality education in such areas as Pain Medicine, Opioid Prescribing, Palliative Care, Medical Marijuana, Perioperative and Hospital Medicine, Anesthesiology, Medical Statistics and Risk Management.
FMA and FOMA are also pleased to recognize our partner American Safety Council, Inc.(ASC) - www.americansafetycouncil.com - for making the Internet publication of this course possible. ASC is a market leader in the engineering, authoring and delivery of e-Learning training solutions to address transportation and workplace safety, testing, and medical continuing education on behalf of government, institutions of higher learning, business and industry, as well as individual clients like FMA and FOMA.
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