Addressing CBD Usage During COVID-19 Pandemic

Activity Preview

Once the COVID-19 pandemic hit America, many people turned to over-the-counter products and alternative medicines to treat a variety of ailments such as anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain, inflammation, and many more. Currently, there is pre-clinical evidence around the use of CBD for treating many conditions, including the ones mentioned above. As a pharmacist, patients look to us for advice around the use of CBD to assist with their anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain and inflammation and to know what products might work best for them. In this webinar, experts in the field will discuss the data around CBD, important counseling points for use of CBD products, and describe alternative strategies for patients to improve their conditions.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, pharmacists will be able to:

  • Review the endocannabinoid system and its importance in dealing with anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain, and inflammation.
  • Recognize different CBD products that have been studied for use around anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain, and inflammation.
  • Describe the data around CBD usage for anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain, and inflammation.
  • Identify important counseling points around CBD usage.

At the completion of this application-based activity, pharmacy technicians will be able to:

  • Recognize different CBD products that have been studied for use around anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain, and inflammation.
  • Describe the data around CBD usage for anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain, and inflammation.

Activity type: Knowledge-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians 
Learning Level: 2

Accreditation Information

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The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The following education course is approved for 1.0 contact hour of CPE credit (0.1 CEU). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-21-145-H04-P/T. 

To obtain credit for completing Addressing CBD Usage During COVID-19 Pandemic, participants will need to watch the archived webinar, complete the assessment with a grade of 70% or better, complete the evaluation questions, and then CLAIM credit. Participants need to have a valid pharmacist.com username and password to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript.

APhA continuing pharmacy education policy provides you with two opportunities to successfully complete this continuing pharmacy education assessment. Please note that you will not be permitted to submit the assessment a third time. The current policy of the APhA Education Department is not to release the correct answers to any of our CPE tests. This policy is intended to maintain the integrity of the CPE activity and the assessment.

Initial release date: April 21, 2021
Expiration date: April 21, 2024 - No credit can be earned after this date

Development

Addressing CBD Usage During COVID-19 Pandemic is an activity for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians developed by the American Pharmacists Association. © 2021 American Pharmacists Association

Disclosures

Fiona Oxsher, PhD and her spouse declare receiving a salary from LKN Extractions as Co-Founders and employees.

Michael Deme, PharmD and APhA’s editorial staff declare no conflicts of interest or financial interests in any product or service mentioned in this activity, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria. For a complete list of APhA staff disclosures, visit the APhA website at www.pharmacist.com/apha-disclosures

Conflicts of interest have been resolved through content review by Helen Sairany, BA, PharmD, MBA, BCACP, Director of Content Development & Partnership at the American Pharmacists Association. 

Fee*

There is no fee associated with this activity for APhA members. In 30 days after initial release, nonmembers may purchase this e-learning activity at a cost of $129.*

System Requirements

Computer and internet access are required to complete this activity.  Please visit our website to view the Technology System Requirements in order to have a positive learning experience.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE# 0202-0000-21-145-H04-P 0.1 CEUs April 21, 2021 - April 21, 2024
ACPE# 0202-0000-21-145-H04-T 0.1 CEUs April 21, 2021 - April 21, 2024