Reducing or Replacing Polypharmacy with Cannabis

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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

Eloise is a board-certified Adult-Geriatric Nurse Practitioner. She holds a Post Masters certification from University of Massachusetts in Boston, a Masters of Science in Nursing Administration from California State University, and a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from San Francisco State University.

Eloise was one of the first healthcare practitioners to bring a clinical dosing regimen to the cannabis space. 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.

There are very few healthcare practitioners in the United States with the level of expertise and experience that Eloise has.

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