Reducing or Replacing Polypharmacy with Cannabis

Continued Education Session | CNNC 2019


Cannabis use in the geriatric population

How can cannabis use in the geriatric population reduce or eliminate polypharmacy use?

Common cannabis routes of administration in the geriatric population, common pharmaceuticals replaced or reduced by cannabis use, common conditions treated with cannabis and common cannabinoids use in the geriatric population.

Cannabis best practices for geriatric patients. Discussion includes dosing and treatment outcomes, possible drug interactions and how to best assess for potential drug-drug interactions.


Eloise Theisen, MSN, AGPCNP-BC

She has met with more than 5,000 patients over the past several years and has cultivated a wealth of knowledge and data for using cannabis to treat a broad range of conditions and diseases, especially those that commonly affect seniors.