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October 19, 2019 | 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Category: Lecture
Location: Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Eugene Applebaum College of Auditorium | Map
259 Mack
Detroit, MI 48201
Cost: $10
Audience: Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Faculty

The rules and regulations related to cannabinoids, medical marijuana, naxolone and other pain products are in flux, as are practice needs and opportunities in the area of pain management. The Wayne State University PharmD program has designed a presentation to keep pharmacists, student pharmacists and pharmacy technicians up to date on relevant clinical and legal information to improve patient care. The program has partnered with Robin Yafuso, PharmD, and the DMC to provide ACPE pain and live CE credit. 

On Saturday, Oct. 19, from 4-5 p.m., “Clinical and Legal Aspects of Cannabis and Opiates” will be presented by Alan T. Rogalski, RPh, JD, an adjunct assistant professor in the WSU Applebaum Department of Pharmacy Practice and a health care attorney at Warner Norcross & Judd LLP. The event takes place in the lower level auditorium of the WSU Applebaum building at 259 Mack Ave., Detroit.

Learning objectives include:

  • Differentiate cannabinoids from marijuana and opiate products
  • Explain the efficacy and safety of cannabis in pain management
  • Identify patients for whom cannabinoids and naloxone therapy would be helpful for pain management
  • Discuss methods of providing education related to cannabinoids, naloxone, and medical marijuana to patient
  • State the laws and regulations related to cannabis and opiates

Register now

Rogalski’s presentation fulfills pain and live CE requirements for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians (1 CE credit). Pre-registration is required for this program using LecturePanda. The cost is $10, which covers processing of the CE credit.

The event is sponsored by ICIOMICS Life Sciences, LLC, Chief Clinical Officer Keith Moore ’79, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP.

Parking is available for $8 in the structure at 3717 John R at the corner of Mack Avenue (by Whole Foods) and the DMC Children’s Parking Lot off Mack. Metered and unmetered on-street parking is also available.

Detroit Medical Center Department of Pharmacy Services is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

For more information about this event, please contact Mary Beth O'Connell at 313-993-7620 or