Teaching Medical Cannabis in Pharmacy Curricula

April 20, 2021
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. ET

CPE Activity Announcement

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. ET
Universal Activity Number (UAN):
0581-0000-21-023-L04-P / 0581-0000-21-023-H04-P


Instructions for Claiming CPE Credit for Recorded Webinar:

Please go to the Learning Express CE (LECE) site and click the “Distance” tab. Select the "Teaching Medical Cannabis in Pharmacy Curricula " link and click the “Purchase Now” button. Login to LECE if you are a registered user or create your account if you are a new user. Verify that your NABP e-Profile ID and birthdate are correctly entered in your LECE profile and correspond with your NABP record. Confirm your selection and enter the promotional code in the “Coupon” box. (AACP members should go to AACP Connect to obtain the promotional code).Click the “Register” button to apply the code. If you are a non-member, please enter your payment details and click the Register button. After you have successfully registered for the program, you will be able to view the recorded webinar. In order to obtain CPE credit, you must view the webinar in its entirety, complete the post-assessment and evaluation. Note, you will be able to retake the assessment if you do not achieve a score of 80% or higher. Pharmacists must complete all the required components by 4/20/2024 in order to obtain credit. CPE credit information will be transmitted to NABP and ACPE. Pharmacists should log in to their NABP e-profile to access information about their completed CPE and to print a valid statement of credit if needed.

Recorded Webinar Links:

AACP Members
Non-AACP Members (Select Distance)


Presented by the Pharmacy Practice Section

The goal of this program is to discuss how the following content has been incorporated into the pharmacy curriculum at several different schools of pharmacy. This webinar will be focused on describing how both medical and recreational use of cannabis has increased. It will provide information on the medicinal chemistry, pharmacological, and therapeutic application of cannabis for many indications.

Target Audience:

This webinar is designed for all pharmacists and pharmacy educators.

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe how medical cannabis has become a therapeutic alternative for many conditions/diseases.
  2. Explain the science (e.g. medical chemistry, pharmacology, therapeutics) associated with medical cannabis.
  3. Discuss examples of how the topic of medical cannabis can be integrated in pharmacy curricula.


John A. Dougherty, MBA, PharmD, BCPS
Director of PharmD/MBA Program
Associate Professor of Pharmacy
Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy
Palm Beach Atlantic University


Evan Horton, PharmD, BCPPS
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
MCPHS University

Matthew Metcalf, PharmD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
School of Pharmacy
MCPHS University

Kelsey Schwander, PharmD 
Clinical Assistant Professor
Pharmacy Practice
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy

Jacquelyn Bainbridge, PharmD
Professor, Clinical Pharmacy
University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy


Dr. Bainbridge disclosed that she has received grant/research support from Greenwich Biosciences, Zynerba, Corbus, and the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment. Dr. Schwander disclosed that she consults for BHealth Consulting. Dr. Metcalf and Dr. Horton have nothing to disclose.

Continuing Education Information:

 ACPE Logo AACP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Teaching Medical Cannabis in Pharmacy Curricula Webinar (UAN: 0581-0000-21-023-L04-P and 0581-0000-21-023-H04-P) is designed as a knowledge-based CPE activity and is approved for 1 hour of continuing pharmacy education credit (0.1 CEU). To obtain CPE credit for the live webinar, pharmacists must attend the webinar on 4/20/21, register, complete and submit the CE session evaluation for the webinar by accessing the online AACP Continuing Education Administration software program, Learning Express CE. The deadline to complete the evaluation to obtain CPE credit for the live webinar is 5/20/2021. 

Pharmacists who wish to complete the webinar as a home study CE, must register, view the webinar in its entirety, complete a post-assessment and evaluation via Learning Express CE before the CE expiration date of 4/20/2024. A passing score of 80% or higher on the post-assessment is required to obtain CPE credit.

Hardware/Software Requirements:

The webinar series is being conducted through the GoToWebinar platform. Access to GoToWebinar is necessary to participate in the live version of the Webinar. Additionally, participants will need a working internet connection, (a web browser such as Firefox or Chrome is required for the live version, Internet Explorer V11 is acceptable for the recorded version) speakers/headphones for audio capability, and Adobe Reader to open select pdf files. Please click here for more information on GoToWebinar’s system requirements.


This series comes at no charge to AACP Members (Live or Recorded). Non-Members will be charged a nominal fee of $10 for access to the recorded webinar(s) and its associated continuing education (CE) credit(s).

Sponsored by:

No financial support was identified for any component of this educational activity.

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