Cannabis-based Products for Medicinal Use - elearning for healthcare
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About the Cannabis-based products for medicinal use programme

Following the Government’s announcement to reschedule certain cannabis-based products for medicinal use on 1st November 2018, NHS England has developed an information package with Health Education England elearning for healthcare and the University of Birmingham on cannabis and cannabis based products for medicinal use which all healthcare professionals can access.

The session includes the pharmacology of cannabis, legislation governing medical use and therapeutic areas and evidence for its use. This module will be updated as more information becomes available.

Meet the team

  • Bhavana Reddy

    Bhavana Reddy

    Specialist Pharmacist Adviser, NHS England (National)
  • Dr Sarah Pontefract

    Dr Sarah Pontefract

    Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, SCRIPT Editorial Lead University of Birmingham
  • Hannah Vallance

    Hannah Vallance

    SCRIPT eLearning Manager, University of Birmingham
  • Julie Mason

    Julie Mason

    SCRIPT eLearning Manager, University of Birmingham

How to access

In order to access the Cannabis-based products for medicinal use programme, you will need an elfh account. If you do not have one, then you can register by selecting the Register button below.

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To view the Cannabis-based products for medicinal use programme, select the View button below. If you already have an account with elfh, you will also be able to login and enrol on the programme from the View button.

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Not an NHS organisation?

If you are not an NHS health or care organisation and therefore do not qualify for free access elfh Hub, you may be able to access the service by creating an OpenAthens account.

To check whether or not you qualify for free access via OpenAthens, you can view the eligibility criteria and register on the ‘OpenAthens’ portal.

Registering large numbers of users

If you are a HR, IT or Practice Manager and would like to register and enrol large numbers of staff within your organisation for access onto the Cannabis-based products for medicinal use programme, please contact elfh directly.

Organisations wishing to use their own LMS

For HR departments wanting to know more about gaining access to courses using an existing Learning Management System please contact elfh directly to express interest.

More information

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