What’s New with Herbals: CBD Oils

Activity Details
  • Credit Type: CPE
  • Credit Amount: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Feb 1, 2019
  • Expires: Oct 5, 2021
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
  • Average User Rating:
    (1 Rating)
Didin't officially launch until November 20, 2019


Emily R.  Esposito Emily R. Esposito, PhD
Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
CPFI & AAPS Faculty Advisor
Sullivan University College of Pharmacy
Louisville, Kentucky

Needs Statement

CBD oil interest and use is exponentially growing. Many patients purchase and incorporate this “natural” product into their healthcare routine without thought to safety and drug interactions. Pharmacists can serve to educate patients on the scientific data for CBD oil products and address risk vs. benefits.

Target Audience



Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss the history of plant oils for “healing properties” and their current role in medicine
2. Compare & contrast chemical constituents in the cannabis genus of plants
3. Identify adverse effects and/or drug interactions in the cannabis genus of plants


ACPEThe University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This knowledge-based activity has been assigned UAN 0022-0000-18-178-H01-P and will award 1.00 contact hour (0.100 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.

Statements of participation will indicate hours and CEUs based on participation and will be issued online at the conclusion of the activity. Successful completion includes completing the activity, its accompanying evaluation and/or posttest (score 70% or higher) and requesting credit online at the conclusion of the activity. Credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor, and participants may print a statement of credit or transcript from their NABP e-profile. The College complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education.

Faculty Disclosure

No speakers, planners, or content reviewers have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The material presented in this course represents information obtained from the scientific literature as well as the clinical experiences of the speakers. In some cases, the presentations might include discussion of investigational agents and/or off-label indications for various agents used in clinical practice. Speakers will inform the audience when they are discussing investigational and/or off-label uses.

Content review confirmed that the content was developed in a fair, balanced manner free from commercial bias. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone commercial bias in any presentation, but it is made to  provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation