Course Description

Cannabis Healthcare and Medicine Certificate
From Cannabis 101 to in-depth Integrated Clinical Practice, this is the healthcare knowledge you need to take your career to the next level.
Designed For:
Healthcare providers
Allied health professionals
Retail professionals and manufacturers

Cannabis 101: History and Practice Across Industries

An in-depth introduction to cannabis, across history, culture and industry. Topics range from botany to business practices, including Cannabis Law and Policy, FDA regulation, and the many challenges that successful cannabis businesses face. Main topics covered in the course include:

History of Cannabis
Phyto cannabinoids and the Endocannabinoid System
Agriculture and Cultivation
Law and Policy
Cannabis Medicine and Healthcare
Careers in the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis Medicine and Healthcare I: Essentials of Cannabis Medicine

Gain a comprehensive understanding of cannabis’ medical properties, human physiology and the metabolic pathways for cannabis, including ethics and law for cannabis healthcare practitioners. Partnering with integrated medical centers, you’ll learn about strain selection, dosing and titration, routes and administration, and challenges with drug interaction. Main topics covered in the course include:

History of Cannabis as Medicine
The Endocannabinoid System and Fundamentals of Cannabis Botany
Standard Care in Cannabis Medicine
Strain Selection, Dosing, and Titration in Cannabis Medicine
Routes and Administration for Cannabis
Challenges with Dosing, Routes, and Administration
Regulations and Legal Matters for Cannabis Healthcare Professionals

Cannabis Medicine and Healthcare II: Integrated Clinical Practice

Explore advanced physiological and pharmacological studies
You’ll review complex aspects of the endocannabinoid system and explore the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of cannabinoids and terpenes in the human body. Clinical themes include autoimmune diseases, pain, mental health, neurodegenerative diseases, geriatrics, and cancer treatment. Main topics covered in the course include:
Advanced ECS and Phyto cannabinoids
Advanced Cannabinoids and Terpenes
Deciphering Lab Results and Reading Labels
Autoimmune Diseases, Pain, and Inflammation
Mental Health and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Geriatrics, Addiction, and Cancer

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Cannabis Healthcare and Medicine Certificate
Section Schedule
Date and Time TBA
Course Fee(s)
fee non-credit $2,250.00
Drop Request Deadline
1 day after enrollment
Transfer Request Deadline
1 day after enrollment
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