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Alzheimer's & Cannabinoids

Presented by Elisabeth Mack

About this module:

In this practically-oriented presentation, Elisabeth Mack explains the symptoms and stages of Alzheimer’s Disease and how the endocannabinoid system may modulate the processes involved in AD. Scientific evidence supporting a role of CBD in the treatment of AD is presented, along with practical dosing guidelines for several routes of delivery.

This presentation is targeted at clinicians and assumes a knowledge of the endocannabinoid system and the pharmacodynamics of CBD and THC. 
Learning Outcomes

At the end of this module, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the symptoms and stages of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD).
  • Describe how the endocannabinoid system may modulate processes involved in AD.
  • Argue the evidence that CBD may be useful in the treatment of AD.
  • Formulate a strategy for treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms associated with AD.
  • Rationalise the different dosing routes of administration and ratios of CBD: THC that may be used in treatment of AD.

Elisabeth Mack

Elisabeth Mack, RN, BSN, MBA founded Holistic Caring in 2016 to bridge the gap between traditional and cannabis medicine through education, guidance, and supportive care for patients with product choices, dosages, interactions and timing. 

Elisabeth is a provider for the California Board of Registered Nursing and authored a curriculum to train healthcare providers to have these conversations with patients, approaching cannabis by emphasizing holistic and functional medicine. 

Elisabeth’s background includes a decade in hospitals where she specialized in psychiatry and medicine. Elisabeth spent the 20 years prior to Holistic Caring in operations and sales management of several health insurance carriers and believes cannabinoid medicines offer health and wholeness through patient empowerment.  

Elisabeth earned an MBA in Healthcare Administration, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. She is a member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians and serves on the Boards of the American Cannabis Nurses Association & Los Angeles NORML.
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