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If you’re a Quebec doctor interested in learning more about medical cannabis, you can register for our Prescriber Training Program for free access to our Prescriber Support Line and learning modules.

For doctors outside of Quebec, international doctors as well as pharmacists, nurses and other healthcare providers please contact us to find out about training opportunities

The resources, support and knowledge to prescribe medical cannabis and provide critical patient education

Doctors

and other healthcare professionals

Our clinical education team provides training across your medical career, with the Prescriber Training Program for Quebec doctors, a Family Medicine Residency Elective with a leading international institution, a library of unique, innovative and up-to-date educational materials and Continuing Medical Education opportunities for virtual and onsite healthcare professional training, including local and international preceptorships.

Services for Doctors and other Healthcare Professionals

To find out more about the services we offer to doctors and other healthcare professionals, and the organizations who support them, click on the options below

REFER A PATIENT IN QUEBEC

If you are a Quebec doctor or nurse practitioner, and have a patient who might benefit from medical cannabis treatment, the Santé Cannabis medical team is available to provide assessment, authorization, treatment plans on referral.

Our recent transition to telemedicine has allowed us to ensure uninterrupted patient care, and reduce our waiting list while maintaining our high quality of care.

Our team also provides medical cannabis training and ongoing support to you, your healthcare team and your patients.

Here are the easy steps to refer a patient to Santé Cannabis:*

1. Identify a patient candidate

Patients must have tried first-line pharmacological treatment and still have uncontrolled symptoms or insufficient symptom improvement.

2. Fill out the Referral Form

Please include a recent consultation report or detailed medical summary.

Include relevant documentation for patients who have a history of the following conditions:

  • active or unstable cardiovascular disease
  • uncontrolled hypertension
  • psychotic disorder or episodes
  • problematic substance use or dependence

Send the Referral Form and documentation to us by email or fax

We’ll review your referral and contact the patient to book an appointment with one of our Santé Cannabis doctors within 1 month.

*Please note that due to COVID-19 preventative measures, all clinic appointments occur by secure telemedicine service.

Following the appointment- Receive a Consultation Report

Please note that we assess and follow patients just for their medical cannabis and cannabinoid needs. Your patient remains under your primary care.

If you are interested in taking on their medical cannabis treatment in the future, we will support the transfer back to you once their treatment is stabilized.

For training opportunities including virtual and self-guided options, visit here

OUR MODEL OF CARE

SANTÉ CANNABIS CLINIC MODEL: A WORLD-LEADING MODEL OF MEDICAL CANNABIS CARE

Currently offered through telemedicine

Our clinical model has been developed over six years of clinical practice and patient care, with a focus on controlled collection of clinical data. Developed with a focus on the local requirements and the needs of the Quebec community, our model is an excellent start for any new medical cannabis clinic or clinic adding medical cannabis services. Our clinical model has shown to be successful through both in-person clinic visits, and during COVID-19 via telemedicine. The model has been adapted to different international healthcare settings in both community-based practice and institutions.

Looking to develop your own medical cannabis clinic model?

Check out our services here

 

 

NURSES AND PHARMACISTS

Santé Cannabis is the only medical cannabis clinic in Canada where all patient education and support services are performed by nurses.

Our nursing team includes more than 12 full-time members, with a combined medical cannabis experience of more than 25 years. Our multidisciplinary team has supported more than 10,000 patients to access safe, supported medical cannabis since 2014.

For nurse practitioners, nurse, pharmacists and other healthcare providers, we offer individual and group training opportunities that are evidence-based and rooted in practical learning standards.

We’ve helped nurses and pharmacists to learn both basic and advanced concepts for medical cannabis care in dynamic, practical training settings. We currently offer virtual preceptorship program to support the integration of cannabinoid-based medicines into clinical practice for individuals and clinical teams in both institutional and community-based settings.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to us to access the medical cannabis training you’ve been missing. We’ve trained hundreds of healthcare professionals worldwide. Now, we can do the same for you.

To request an individualized training opportunity please contact us.

RESEARCH ON CANNABINOID-BASED MEDICINES

The body of evidence supporting the understanding of cannabinoid-based medicines continues to grow each year. Information that is critical to the clinical use of pharmaceutical cannabinoids and medical cannabis products include safety and effectiveness data across diverse patient populations.

Results from peer-reviewed research continue to be the most commonly valued source of information for medical cannabis training and knowledge.

To stay up to date on recent publications, visit our blog page and return to the site regularly for updates.

PRESCRIBER TRAINING PROGRAM IN QUEBEC

A program by Clinicians for Clinicians, from Québec’s medical cannabis leaders.

Québec doctors & patients want to know more about medical cannabis. To meet this need we developed our Prescriber Training Program, which guides physicians and their healthcare teams through medical cannabis authorization and treatment plans.

Santé Cannabis has provided specialized care and education to over 10,000 patients since 2014.

This program is offered for free to Quebec doctors and the multidisciplinary clinic teams*.

OUR BEST-IN-CLASS PROGRAM OFFERS:

  • Clinical Toolkit to navigate patient assessment and follow-ups;
  • Self-learning online modules that detail treatment evidence for specific conditions and symptoms;
  • Tutorials, case studies and patient assessment support delivered on-site at your clinic;
  • Ongoing personalized support over the phone for questions about medical cannabis and patient care;
  • Practical reference guidebook on developing and managing treatment plans and dosing;
  • Clinical preceptorships opportunities with Santé Cannabis offered virtually through COVID-19

By signing up for our Prescriber Training Program you will receive a printed and digital copy of our Prescriber Guidebook, as well as a clinical toolkit and reference guides, access to online self-learning modules, tutorials and virtual preceptorships. Your patients will also have access to ongoing shared-care services from our nurse team.

THE RESOURCES, KNOWLEDGE & SUPPORT TO PRESCRIBE MEDICAL CANNABIS.

SIGN UP TODAY TO GET STARTED

* This program is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Spectrum Therapeutics

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

Santé Cannabis has provided more than 200 continuing medical education events since 2014. Our team is available for pre-developed or customized event programs.

We also offer out own annual event dedicated to clinical education on medical cannabis focused on the needs of Quebec healthcare professionals.

This year’s event will take place virtually on March 24, 2021, please visit our event page to find out more about the program and to register for this exciting event.

VIRTUAL PRECEPTORSHIPS

Our Expertise delivering more than 100 Clinical Preceptorships is now available as a virtual experience

  • Accessible, Flexible Scheduling
  • Efficient and cost-effective, Make the most of your limited time
  • Unique, Innovative experience to see ‘inside’ a Medical Cannabis Clinic

Our doctors and nurses work at the forefront of medical cannabis.

Join them for a day of intensive, practical training:

BEFORE YOUR SESSION

We provide the background training content to make your session an enriching experience

  • Introductory, self-guided training modules
  • Form templates of the assessment, treatment plan and education documents that you will see in our clinic

DURING YOUR TRAINING SESSION, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Observe patient assessment and follow-up appointments with our doctors and nurses.
  • Participate in case study reviews relevant to your medical specialty.
  • Attend a patient education session led by our nurse-trainers.
  • Access virtually via video-conference during COVID-19

COMPLETE YOUR EXPERIENCE

With a one-on-one mentorship session to answer remaining questions and get you started with your own practice.

 

We’re waiting for you to join us.

Contact us at training@santecannabis.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

CANADIAN PHYSICIANS

Our doctors and nurses work at the forefront of medical cannabis.

Join them for training designed to empower healthcare providers to provide top quality medical cannabis care. Offered virtually during COVID-19, making this unique opportunity accessible for doctors across Canada.

OUR WORLD CLASS PROGRAM PROVIDES UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES

  • Programs, customized to each preceptee’s specialty and learning objectives.
  • Learn from a diverse, multidisciplinary clinical team, including physicians, nurses and researchers.
  • Optional modules from our clinical research team to learn about real-world data collection, evidence-based collection and clinical trial development in medical cannabis.
  • A variety of preceptorship curriculums and packages to choose from.

Ranging from 1 day to 4 weeks in duration, our packages can include:

  • Clinical observership with our team of healthcare professionals and patients.
  • Customizable case studies relevant to your medical specialty.
  • Clinical toolkit with sample assessment, treatment plan and follow-up forms
  • Introductory materials on medical cannabis and prescribing cannabinoid treatments (including recommendations on product selection and how to initiate treatments).
  • Membership in our Prescriber Portal with access to self-learning modules on medical cannabis treatments.
  • Access to our webinar series.
  • Ongoing direct email support from our clinical team.
  • Exposure to different or complex clinical cases.
  • Customizable consultation with our research team focusing on your area of interest.

We provide variable packages and pricing depending on your specific needs and interests (group packages for 2 or more participants available at a group discount)

Contact us for a personalized quote.

INTERNATIONAL PHYSICIANS

Canada has had legal, regulated access to medical cannabis since 2001 but clinical care standards have come a long way in recent years.

Santé Cannabis is committed to best practices in medical cannabis care and our clinical team trains international clinical leaders to learn from our experience.

Our doctors and nurses work at the forefront of medical cannabis, and have extensive experience training doctors from around the world. Join them for accessible, innovative, virtual training designed to empower caregivers to provide top quality medical cannabis care.

Receive customizable training tailored to your specialty and mentorship that can support you to set up your clinical practice according to your country’s regulations.

 

OUR WORLD CLASS PROGRAM PROVIDES UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES

 

  • Programs, customized to each preceptee’s specialty and learning objectives.
  • Learn from a diverse, multidisciplinary clinical team, including physicians, nurses and researchers.
  • Optional modules from our clinical research team to learn about real-world data collection, evidence-based collection and clinical trial development in medical cannabis.
  • A variety of preceptorship curriculums and packages to choose from.

Ranging from 3 days to  3 weeks, our packages can include:

  • Clinical observership with our team of healthcare professionals and patients.
  • Customizable case studies relevant to your medical specialty.
  • Clinical toolkit with sample assessment, treatment plan and follow-up forms
  • Introductory materials on medical cannabis and prescribing cannabinoid treatments (including recommendations on product selection and how to initiate treatments).
  • Membership in our Prescriber Portal with access to self-learning modules on medical cannabis treatments.
  • Access to our webinar series.
  • Ongoing direct email support from our clinical team.
  • Exposure to different or complex clinical cases.
  • Customizable consultation with our research team focusing on your area of interest.

We provide variable packages and pricing depending on your specific needs and interests (group packages for 2 or more participants available at group discount)

Contact us for a personalized quote.

FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENCY ELECTIVE

Santé Cannabis is an approved teaching site by the Collège des médecins du Québec. An elective program dedicated to medical cannabis for the treatment of chronic pain and cancer-related symptoms is currently to Residents and Medical Students at McGill University. The curriculum takes place onsite at Santé Cannabis Montréal location or virtually during COVID19 safety measures.

Course objectives:

The overarching goal of this medical cannabis elective is to produce skilled physicians who can competently and independently complete an assessment for the appropriateness of medical cannabis therapy for patients living with chronic pain or cancer-related symptoms.

Learner objectives:

  • Apply knowledge of the endocannabinoid system;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of cannabis legal regulations in Canada;
  • Gather, synthesize and evaluate evidence surrounding the effectiveness of medical cannabis for the treatment of pain in numerous chronic conditions and palliative care issues;.
  • Provide high-quality, relationship-centred compassionate care using medical cannabis to patients living with chronic pain and those receiving supportive and palliative care;
  • Perform complete medical history assessments on all patients related to their need for medical cannabis;
CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

Throughout the last six years, Santé Cannabis has provided curriculum development for several international education events. Our completed projects include medical training workshops, conference programs, multi-day courses and educational content for both post-graduate and continuing medical education in both institutional and community-based settings.

Our support services are dedicated to a successful project process, execution and delivery of high quality educational events and resources. Our content team and subject matter experts can lead or support the planning and programming phase, or perform complete project management including providing medical and scientific expertise from our multidisciplinary experts. Fundamentals of our service offering include expert content development and planning, drafting and editing, required translation and graphic design.

To discuss how we can support you to execute your idea, please fill out our contact form and we will followup with you within 48 hours.

If you are a Quebec doctor or nurse practitioner, and have a patient who might benefit from medical cannabis treatment, the Santé Cannabis medical team is available to provide assessment, authorization, treatment plans on referral.

Our recent transition to telemedicine has allowed us to ensure uninterrupted patient care, and reduce our waiting list while maintaining our high quality of care.

Our team also provides medical cannabis training and ongoing support to you, your healthcare team and your patients.

Here are the easy steps to refer a patient to Santé Cannabis:*

1. Identify a patient candidate

Patients must have tried first-line pharmacological treatment and still have uncontrolled symptoms or insufficient symptom improvement.

2. Fill out the Referral Form

Please include a recent consultation report or detailed medical summary.

Include relevant documentation for patients who have a history of the following conditions:

  • active or unstable cardiovascular disease
  • uncontrolled hypertension
  • psychotic disorder or episodes
  • problematic substance use or dependence

Send the Referral Form and documentation to us by email or fax

We’ll review your referral and contact the patient to book an appointment with one of our Santé Cannabis doctors within 1 month.

*Please note that due to COVID-19 preventative measures, all clinic appointments occur by secure telemedicine service.

Following the appointment- Receive a Consultation Report

Please note that we assess and follow patients just for their medical cannabis and cannabinoid needs. Your patient remains under your primary care.

If you are interested in taking on their medical cannabis treatment in the future, we will support the transfer back to you once their treatment is stabilized.

For training opportunities including virtual and self-guided options, visit here

SANTÉ CANNABIS CLINIC MODEL: A WORLD-LEADING MODEL OF MEDICAL CANNABIS CARE

Currently offered through telemedicine

Our clinical model has been developed over six years of clinical practice and patient care, with a focus on controlled collection of clinical data. Developed with a focus on the local requirements and the needs of the Quebec community, our model is an excellent start for any new medical cannabis clinic or clinic adding medical cannabis services. Our clinical model has shown to be successful through both in-person clinic visits, and during COVID-19 via telemedicine. The model has been adapted to different international healthcare settings in both community-based practice and institutions.

Looking to develop your own medical cannabis clinic model?

Check out our services here

 

 

Santé Cannabis is the only medical cannabis clinic in Canada where all patient education and support services are performed by nurses.

Our nursing team includes more than 12 full-time members, with a combined medical cannabis experience of more than 25 years. Our multidisciplinary team has supported more than 10,000 patients to access safe, supported medical cannabis since 2014.

For nurse practitioners, nurse, pharmacists and other healthcare providers, we offer individual and group training opportunities that are evidence-based and rooted in practical learning standards.

We’ve helped nurses and pharmacists to learn both basic and advanced concepts for medical cannabis care in dynamic, practical training settings. We currently offer virtual preceptorship program to support the integration of cannabinoid-based medicines into clinical practice for individuals and clinical teams in both institutional and community-based settings.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to us to access the medical cannabis training you’ve been missing. We’ve trained hundreds of healthcare professionals worldwide. Now, we can do the same for you.

To request an individualized training opportunity please contact us.

The body of evidence supporting the understanding of cannabinoid-based medicines continues to grow each year. Information that is critical to the clinical use of pharmaceutical cannabinoids and medical cannabis products include safety and effectiveness data across diverse patient populations.

Results from peer-reviewed research continue to be the most commonly valued source of information for medical cannabis training and knowledge.

To stay up to date on recent publications, visit our blog page and return to the site regularly for updates.

A program by Clinicians for Clinicians, from Québec’s medical cannabis leaders.

Québec doctors & patients want to know more about medical cannabis. To meet this need we developed our Prescriber Training Program, which guides physicians and their healthcare teams through medical cannabis authorization and treatment plans.

Santé Cannabis has provided specialized care and education to over 10,000 patients since 2014.

This program is offered for free to Quebec doctors and the multidisciplinary clinic teams*.

OUR BEST-IN-CLASS PROGRAM OFFERS:

  • Clinical Toolkit to navigate patient assessment and follow-ups;
  • Self-learning online modules that detail treatment evidence for specific conditions and symptoms;
  • Tutorials, case studies and patient assessment support delivered on-site at your clinic;
  • Ongoing personalized support over the phone for questions about medical cannabis and patient care;
  • Practical reference guidebook on developing and managing treatment plans and dosing;
  • Clinical preceptorships opportunities with Santé Cannabis offered virtually through COVID-19

By signing up for our Prescriber Training Program you will receive a printed and digital copy of our Prescriber Guidebook, as well as a clinical toolkit and reference guides, access to online self-learning modules, tutorials and virtual preceptorships. Your patients will also have access to ongoing shared-care services from our nurse team.

THE RESOURCES, KNOWLEDGE & SUPPORT TO PRESCRIBE MEDICAL CANNABIS.

SIGN UP TODAY TO GET STARTED

* This program is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Spectrum Therapeutics

Santé Cannabis has provided more than 200 continuing medical education events since 2014. Our team is available for pre-developed or customized event programs.

We also offer out own annual event dedicated to clinical education on medical cannabis focused on the needs of Quebec healthcare professionals.

This year’s event will take place virtually on March 24, 2021, please visit our event page to find out more about the program and to register for this exciting event.

Our Expertise delivering more than 100 Clinical Preceptorships is now available as a virtual experience

  • Accessible, Flexible Scheduling
  • Efficient and cost-effective, Make the most of your limited time
  • Unique, Innovative experience to see ‘inside’ a Medical Cannabis Clinic

Our doctors and nurses work at the forefront of medical cannabis.

Join them for a day of intensive, practical training:

BEFORE YOUR SESSION

We provide the background training content to make your session an enriching experience

  • Introductory, self-guided training modules
  • Form templates of the assessment, treatment plan and education documents that you will see in our clinic

DURING YOUR TRAINING SESSION, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Observe patient assessment and follow-up appointments with our doctors and nurses.
  • Participate in case study reviews relevant to your medical specialty.
  • Attend a patient education session led by our nurse-trainers.
  • Access virtually via video-conference during COVID-19

COMPLETE YOUR EXPERIENCE

With a one-on-one mentorship session to answer remaining questions and get you started with your own practice.

 

We’re waiting for you to join us.

Contact us at training@santecannabis.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our doctors and nurses work at the forefront of medical cannabis.

Join them for training designed to empower healthcare providers to provide top quality medical cannabis care. Offered virtually during COVID-19, making this unique opportunity accessible for doctors across Canada.

OUR WORLD CLASS PROGRAM PROVIDES UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES

  • Programs, customized to each preceptee’s specialty and learning objectives.
  • Learn from a diverse, multidisciplinary clinical team, including physicians, nurses and researchers.
  • Optional modules from our clinical research team to learn about real-world data collection, evidence-based collection and clinical trial development in medical cannabis.
  • A variety of preceptorship curriculums and packages to choose from.

Ranging from 1 day to 4 weeks in duration, our packages can include:

  • Clinical observership with our team of healthcare professionals and patients.
  • Customizable case studies relevant to your medical specialty.
  • Clinical toolkit with sample assessment, treatment plan and follow-up forms
  • Introductory materials on medical cannabis and prescribing cannabinoid treatments (including recommendations on product selection and how to initiate treatments).
  • Membership in our Prescriber Portal with access to self-learning modules on medical cannabis treatments.
  • Access to our webinar series.
  • Ongoing direct email support from our clinical team.
  • Exposure to different or complex clinical cases.
  • Customizable consultation with our research team focusing on your area of interest.

We provide variable packages and pricing depending on your specific needs and interests (group packages for 2 or more participants available at a group discount)

Contact us for a personalized quote.

Canada has had legal, regulated access to medical cannabis since 2001 but clinical care standards have come a long way in recent years.

Santé Cannabis is committed to best practices in medical cannabis care and our clinical team trains international clinical leaders to learn from our experience.

Our doctors and nurses work at the forefront of medical cannabis, and have extensive experience training doctors from around the world. Join them for accessible, innovative, virtual training designed to empower caregivers to provide top quality medical cannabis care.

Receive customizable training tailored to your specialty and mentorship that can support you to set up your clinical practice according to your country’s regulations.

 

OUR WORLD CLASS PROGRAM PROVIDES UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES

 

  • Programs, customized to each preceptee’s specialty and learning objectives.
  • Learn from a diverse, multidisciplinary clinical team, including physicians, nurses and researchers.
  • Optional modules from our clinical research team to learn about real-world data collection, evidence-based collection and clinical trial development in medical cannabis.
  • A variety of preceptorship curriculums and packages to choose from.

Ranging from 3 days to  3 weeks, our packages can include:

  • Clinical observership with our team of healthcare professionals and patients.
  • Customizable case studies relevant to your medical specialty.
  • Clinical toolkit with sample assessment, treatment plan and follow-up forms
  • Introductory materials on medical cannabis and prescribing cannabinoid treatments (including recommendations on product selection and how to initiate treatments).
  • Membership in our Prescriber Portal with access to self-learning modules on medical cannabis treatments.
  • Access to our webinar series.
  • Ongoing direct email support from our clinical team.
  • Exposure to different or complex clinical cases.
  • Customizable consultation with our research team focusing on your area of interest.

We provide variable packages and pricing depending on your specific needs and interests (group packages for 2 or more participants available at group discount)

Contact us for a personalized quote.

Santé Cannabis is an approved teaching site by the Collège des médecins du Québec. An elective program dedicated to medical cannabis for the treatment of chronic pain and cancer-related symptoms is currently to Residents and Medical Students at McGill University. The curriculum takes place onsite at Santé Cannabis Montréal location or virtually during COVID19 safety measures.

Course objectives:

The overarching goal of this medical cannabis elective is to produce skilled physicians who can competently and independently complete an assessment for the appropriateness of medical cannabis therapy for patients living with chronic pain or cancer-related symptoms.

Learner objectives:

  • Apply knowledge of the endocannabinoid system;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of cannabis legal regulations in Canada;
  • Gather, synthesize and evaluate evidence surrounding the effectiveness of medical cannabis for the treatment of pain in numerous chronic conditions and palliative care issues;.
  • Provide high-quality, relationship-centred compassionate care using medical cannabis to patients living with chronic pain and those receiving supportive and palliative care;
  • Perform complete medical history assessments on all patients related to their need for medical cannabis;

Throughout the last six years, Santé Cannabis has provided curriculum development for several international education events. Our completed projects include medical training workshops, conference programs, multi-day courses and educational content for both post-graduate and continuing medical education in both institutional and community-based settings.

Our support services are dedicated to a successful project process, execution and delivery of high quality educational events and resources. Our content team and subject matter experts can lead or support the planning and programming phase, or perform complete project management including providing medical and scientific expertise from our multidisciplinary experts. Fundamentals of our service offering include expert content development and planning, drafting and editing, required translation and graphic design.

To discuss how we can support you to execute your idea, please fill out our contact form and we will followup with you within 48 hours.

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