Course curriculum

  • 2

    The History of Medical Cannabis

    • Introduction

    • Historical Usage

    • Historical Studies

    • The Prohibition Timeline in the U.S.

    • The Recent Legalization Landscape in the U.S.

    • History of Medical Cannabis Quiz

  • 3

    The Endocannabinoid System

    • Introduction

    • The Endocannabinoid System Discovery Timeline

    • ECS Receptors, Ligands, and Enzymes

    • The Main Functions of the ECS

    • The Endocannabinoid System Quiz

  • 4

    The Cannabis Plant: A Clinical Perspective

    • Introduction

    • Cannabis Plant Morphology

    • Phytocannabinoids

    • Terpenes and Flavonoids

    • Putting It All Together

    • The Cannabis Plant Quiz

  • 5

    Cannabis Growth, Manufacturing, and Testing

    • Introduction

    • Cannabis Plant Basics

    • Cannabis Growth Process

    • Cannabis Harvest Process

    • Cannabis Extraction Process

    • Cannabis Testing

    • Cannabis Growth, Manufacturing, and Testing Quiz

  • 6

    Cannabis Risks vs. Benefits

    • Introduction

    • Cannabis Research Overview

    • Clinical Evidence

    • Cannabis Risks vs. Benefits Quiz

  • 7

    Cannabis Pharmacology

    • Introduction

    • The Pharmacokinetics of Phytocannabinoids

    • Cannabis Dosing

    • Cannabis Dosage Forms

    • Adverse Effects, Drug Interactions, and Contraindications

    • Pharmacogenomics

    • Addiction, Withdrawal, and Cannabis Use Disorder

    • Cannabis Pharmacology Quiz

  • 8

    The Dispensary Experience

    • Introduction

    • Patient Communication Overview

    • The Consultation Process

    • The Dispensary Consultation Quiz

  • 9

    Hemp CBD

    • Introduction

    • Plant Morphology and Composition

    • Hemp Historical Timeline and Legal Status

    • Hemp CBD Regulation

    • CBD Clinical Significance

    • Hemp CBD Quiz

  • 10

    Medical, Recreational, and Illicit Market Comparison

    • Medical, Recreational, and Illicit Market Cannabis: A Comparison

    • Medical, Recreational, and Illicit Market Comparison Quiz

  • 11

    Legal Implications

    • Introduction

    • Current Legal Status

    • Legal Considerations for Patients and Practitioners

    • Legal Implications Quiz

  • 12

    Final Evaluation

    • Final Evaluation