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Cannabis and the Body

Ended Aug 12, 2023

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Full course description

Dates: July 29 - August 12


The Cannabis Professional Certificate Program is an intensive, multidisciplinary, 4-week workshop designed to meet the needs of those who want to increase their understanding of cannabis and its effects. The following course offering is focused on Week 2 of the certificate program; focusing on the physiology, pharmacology, and medicinal uses of cannabis. Registrants can work at their own pace to complete the course throughout a two week period.

This course is geared towards:

  • Those who are in, or who would like to enter the cannabis industry
  • Patients and advocates
  • Health care professionals
  • Educators
  • Those interested in the legal and financial realities of the cannabis industry
  • Anyone interested in the fastest growing industry in the United States

Reasons to take this certificate program:

  • To enhance your knowledge about the physical, therapeutic, and societal effects of cannabis
  • To learn from experts in the field
  • To further your career
  • To consider financial opportunities in the cannabis industry

Program speakers include:

  • Physicians, botanists, and scientists
  • CEO/entrepreneurs, business leaders, and industry management
  • Accountants and investment bankers
  • Attorneys and community activists
  • Artists and chefs

Program Details:

The following course topics will be discussed:

Week 2 - The Physiology, Pharmacology, Therapeutic Uses

• Participants will learn about how cannabis affects the human body. Topics covered include the endocannabinoid system; phytocannabinoids and their effects alone and synergistically; cannabis pharmacology, including dosing and routes of administration; the effects of cannabis on the body; and potential medicinal uses.

• 12 CEUs are offered for the successful completion of Week 2 for Physical and Occupational Therapists. 

FREE courses for Physical Therapist who enroll in this course:

  1. Clinical Practice Guideline to Improve Locomotor Function Following Chronic Stroke, Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury, and Brain Injury (.2 CEUs) Learn more

  2. Clinical Practice Guideline: Core Set of Outcome Measures for Adults with Neurologic Conditions Undergoing Rehabilitation (.2 CEUs) Learn more

If you are eligible for these free courses, please email to receive your promo code for registration. 

Additional Information:

Additionally, participants must be 18 years or older to attend this program. Participants under 18 can attend with parental approval.

Cancellation Policy

If a program is canceled, you will be notified by email and phone and issued a full refund within 20 business days. Individuals who cancel after the start of a program will not receive a refund. No refunds will be granted after a student accesses the online course materials or 30 days after registration, whichever comes first.