Cannabis medicine is a rapidly growing sector of the healthcare industry, yet trusted and credible information is hard to come by. For healthcare and retail professionals who want to provide accurate information and advice, this course offers expert, in-depth instruction on the medical properties of cannabis.
This 100% online program will help you feel confident providing product recommendations and assisting clients and patients with treating a variety of ailments and conditions with cannabis.
Gain a comprehensive understanding of cannabis’ medical properties, human physiology and the metabolic pathways for cannabis, including ethics and law for cannabis healthcare practitioners. You’ll learn about strain selection, dosing and titration, routes and administration, and challenges with drug interaction.
Upon completion, you’ll be awarded a certificate of completion from your chosen university. Additionally, you’ll gain access to the Employer Network, which includes access to a digital badge to display your credential, as well as membership to the GF Institute, the professional organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of professionalism, credibility, and equity in the cannabis industry.
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.
Upon completion of this certificate, you’ll be able to:
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 business face.
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.
We recommend registering prior to the start date of the course. However, participants may register until Friday morning, after the start date. To register past that date, please contact us to see if we can accommodate your request.
The cannabis certificates are non-credit, so they are not eligible for federal aid at this time.
Students should expect to dedicate around 6-8 hours per week to complete coursework in this program.
Students who successfully complete the program will receive a certificate of completion from the university they choose.
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