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Florida Medical Marijuana Course for MMTC Medical Directors
The required course for Allopathic (MD) and Osteopathic (DO) physicians serving as MEDICAL DIRECTORS for MMTCs in Florida. NOTE: A Medical Director CANNOT certify patients as eligible to receive medical marijuana.
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT YOU WILL HAVE 90 DAYS TO COMPLETE THIS COURSE FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE.
NOTE: A Medical Director CANNOT certify patients as eligible to receive medical marijuana.
This course, presented by Florida Medical Association and Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, addresses the relevant laws and rules that govern physicians who intend to serve as a Medical Director for a Medical Marijuana Treatment Center (MMTC) in Florida. Allopathic and Osteopathic physicians who choose to serve in this capacity are required to complete this course and pass the post-test during each licensure term. This course is offered to satisfy a statutory requirement and does not reflect specific endorsement of the usage of marijuana as a medicine. CME Objectives: After completing this activity, learners will be able to:
Discuss relevant state rules and regulations governing medical marijuana in Florida
Identify the allowable conditions and delivery mechanisms for medical marijuana in Florida
Recognize the legal restrictions and parameters that physicians must observe when certifying patients as eligible for medical marijuana in Florida
Recognize the role and responsibilities assigned to a physician serving as a Medical Director for a Medical Marijuana Treatment Center in Florida.
Disclosure: The planners of this activity have nothing to disclose and the authors/faculty have nothing to disclose.
Estimated Completion Time: Two Hours Instructions for earning credit: Learner must review all of the content included in the online electronic document and all supplementary materials; pass the online post-test; and complete the course evaluation electronically. Learner must earn a passing score of at least 80% on the post-test. Issue Date: January 3, 2018 Reviewed and Updated: October 2020 Expiration Date: December 31, 2023
2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (Enduring Material)
The Florida Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Florida Medical Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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