This course, presented by Florida Medical Association and Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, addresses the relevant laws and rules that govern physicians who intend to certify patient eligibility for medical marijuana in Florida. Allopathic and Osteopathic physicians who choose to certify patients are required to complete this course and pass the post-test during each licensure term (or every two years). This course is offered to satisfy a statutory requirement and does not reflect specific endorsement of the usage of marijuana as a medicine.
After completing this activity, learners will be able to:
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- 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
- Decide whether to certify patients as eligible for medical marijuana based on an understanding of the legality of such activity under federal law
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: September 28, 2017
Expiration Date: June 30, 2020