Medicinal Cannabis in Endometriosis and Chronic Pelvic Pain
For RACGP Members:
This activity is accredited for 4.5 hours of CPD under the RACGP CPD Program.
Activity ID: 638627
About this course
Welcome to the Medicinal Cannabis in Endometriosis and Chronic Pelvic Pain course.
This course explores the multifaceted world of endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain, including the emerging treatment approach involving medicinal cannabis. The course will explore the aetiology and pathophysiology of endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain, the evidence-based treatment protocols, and management options for endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain. The course will then explore the potential use of medicinal cannabis as a treatment option and list the available medicinal cannabis access pathways for prescribers.
This course also integrates a reflective exercise prior to the commencement of the course content. Once the course content has been complete, there is short clinical audit, providing an opportunity to apply the principles learned during the course.
This course provides the latest evidence on endometriosis management and the potential use of medicinal cannabis, empowering healthcare providers to make informed decisions and better support their patients in their journey towards managing endometriosis.
By the end of this module, participants will be able to:
- Explain the aetiology and known pathophysiology of endometriosis.
- Describe the evidence-based treatment protocols used in the medical management of endometriosis.
- Explain the potential mechanism of medicinal cannabis in managing endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain associated with endometriosis.
- List the medicinal cannabis access pathways available to prescribers.