Pragmatic Use of Cannabis Products: Tips for Engaging with Patients About Cannabis for Pain Management

Session 5: Pragmatic Use of Cannabis Products: Barriers to Effectively Engage With Patients About Cannabis for Pain Management

This session will provide an overview of clinical practice guidelines to effectively engage with patients about cannabis use for pain management.

Total time: 15 minutes


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Session 5 Presentation: Pragmatic Use of Cannabis Products-Tips for Engaging With Patients About Cannabis


Providing overview highlights of clinical practice guidelines to provide effective methods of engaging with patients about cannabis for pain management.


This course is intended for primary care providers, advanced practice providers, nurses, social workers, medical assistants, pharmacists and other clinical and non-clinical practice staff.

Participation in the live Treating Pain & Addiction course is recommended, but not required, prior to participation in this online learning activity.


Kevin Boehnke, PhD

Kevin Boehnke is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and the Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center. Kevin received his doctorate from the University of Michigan School of Public Health in Environmental Health Sciences in 2017. He is also a yoga instructor. His research focuses on therapeutic applications of cannabis and psychedelics and addressing the public health harms caused by their criminalization.

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FREE for members; FREE for non-members

This training is made available through a grant from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Continuing Education Credits

Continuing Education Credit Available: Providers, Nurses, & Social Workers

Session Contact Hours: 0.25

Conflict of Interest Disclosure: No one with the ability to control content of this activity has a relevant financial relationship with an ineligible company.

Criteria for Successful Completion: 

  • Providers & Nurses: Providers must listen to each session and complete and submit the post session evaluation for each session to be awarded credit and receive their continuing education certificate.
  • Social Workers:  Social Workers must listen to all sessions and complete and submit the post training evaluation after the last session for the entire course. 

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