Substance Abuse

Virtual Grand Round Series Demystifying Marijuana: A Multidisciplinary Online Course This on-demand course is led by renowned experts in addiction medicine and examines the effects of marijuana on cognition, behavior, pain, and function.Sessions in the course are relevant for all professionals and practice settings across psychiatry, primary care, nursing, social work, case management, psychology, physical therapy, and more. Topics focus on:Prevalence, risks, and health impacts of marijuanaNeurobiology of marijuana, medical indications and uses, and potential adverse effectsMedical use of marijuana, efficacy, and complicationsMultidisciplinary care of patients using medical marijuanaFaculty also touch on insights into marijuana use in the greater Boston community and Massachusetts regulations around medical marijuana.This content was originally recorded during a live event in September 2014 co-presented by the MGH Psychiatry Academy and the MGH Institute of Health Professions.This program is not eligible for CME/CEU credit.