Cannabis Pharmacy

Cannabis Pharmacy
Price: 
$140.00

Course Hours: 
25
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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Even with increasing legalization, there are still a number of misconceptions about medical cannabis. Different varieties of cannabis have different chemistries, which can produce a wide range of medicinal effects. Our Cannabis Pharmacy course describes how cannabis can be used as a medicine by exploring the anatomy of the plant, how it interacts with your Endocannabinoid system, and what diseases and disorders can possibly benefit from it. We’ll also explore proper dosage, storage, and varieties of cannabis. 

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recall how cannabis works within the body
  • Recognize how to dose and store medical cannabis
  • Identify forms and varieties of medical cannabis
  • Describe medicinal uses for medical cannabis

Cannabis Pharmacy Module 1
Cannabis as a Medicine

People have cultivated cannabis longer than any other plant. It has been grown for fiber, medicine, and inebriation for at least 12,000 years. Our first module describes how cannabis works within the body and how to affects your Endocannabinoid system. We also discuss possible adverse side effects. 

  • The Cannabis Plant
  • How Cannabis Works Within the Body
  • Adverse Effects of Medical Cannabis
  • Endocannabinoid System
  • Phyto-cannabinoids and Terpenoids

Cannabis Pharmacy Module 2
Using Medical Cannabis

Cannabis can be used in a variety of forms. It can be eaten, smoked, vaporized, applied topically or under the tongue. In this module, we look at how cannabis is metabolized and how to use it effectively by experimenting with dosages. We also describe how to properly store cannabis to ensure freshness.

  • Dosage
  • Storing Cannabis
  • Forms of Cannabis
  • Cannabis Contaminants
  • Metabolizing Medical Cannabis

Cannabis Pharmacy Module 3
Varieties of Medical Cannabis

Module three discusses what makes a cannabis variety and why it’s important. Different varieties produce different medicinal effects and they can vary dramatically. We describe how to identify various strains, as well as their genetics, availability, aroma, taste, potency, and duration of effects. 

  • What Makes a Cannabis Variety?
  • Name Games
  • Strain Identification
  • Selecting a Medical Cannabis Variety
  • Modern Cannabis Varieties 

Cannabis Pharmacy Module 4
Medical Uses of Cannabis

In the last module of our course, we examine various diseases and disorders that medical cannabis can treat. Medical cannabis is rarely a cure but can possibly be used to reduce the incidence of some diseases and prevent others. Medical cannabis can be used to treat a wide variety of symptoms.

  • Diseases and Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Cannabis and Pregnancy
  • Cannabis and Preventive Medicine
  • Cannabis Dependence and Withdrawal

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Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player