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RPhA & VCU Residents Present: Role of Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol (CBD) in Patient Care

November 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Richmond Pharmacists Association and VCU Residents present

Role of Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol (CBD) in Patient Care

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4 Hours of Live Continuing Education Programming

Saturday, November 2, 2019
Walgreens District Office
3813 Gaskins Road
Richmond, VA 23238


7:30 a.m. – Registration & Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – CE Presentations

Learning Objectives

Legality of Cannabidiol and Medical Marijuana
Presenter: Aylin Unal, PharmD


  1. Assess the term “hemp” according to the 2018 Farm Bill
  2. Differentiate hemp from medical marijuana
  3. Evaluate the legality of CBD/THC-A oils in Virginia
  4. Summarize the authority of pharmaceutical processors in the state of Virginia

The Endocannabinoid System and the Pharmacokinetics of Cannabinoids
Presenter: Emily Gicewicz, PharmD


  1. Differentiate THC from CBD
  2. Differentiate endogenous, exogenous, and synthetic cannabinoids
  3. Examine the endocannabinoid system
  4. Explain how cannabinoids are thought to work in the body

Hemp Oil-based CBD
Presenter: Kylie Napoli, PharmD


  1. Summarize the uses and possible side effects of available CBD products in order to effectively counsel patients
  2. Evaluate the usage of dosage forms of available CBD formulations.
  3. Compare the characteristics of reputable CBD brands
  4. Determine possible drug therapy interactions with use of CBD

Approved Cannabinoids and Evidence Regarding Medical Marijuana
Presenters: Keenan Rea, PharmD and Jennifer Riveros, PharmD


  1. Evaluate the uses and dosage formulations of FDA-approved cannabinoids and medical marijuana
  2. Determine possible side effects and interactions of FDA-approved cannabinoids and medical marijuana
  3. Assess completed and current trials where medical marijuana is being used as therapy


$5 VPhA Members
$25 Non Members

Includes breakfast and coffee

Target Audience

Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians & Student Pharmacists


The Virginia Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.


November 2, 2019
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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