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Medical Cannabis

In this course, medical and scientific topics related to therapeutic uses, delivery methods, and bioavailability of medical cannabis will be covered.

Medical Cannabis

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Starts Oct 22
Estimated 8 weeks
7–9 hours per week
Self-paced
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Free
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About this course

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In this course, medical and scientific topics related to therapeutic uses, delivery methods, and bioavailability of medical cannabis will be covered. Topics include how major and minor cannabinoids interact with the endocannabinoid system. Furthermore, the entourage effect, dose-response relationships, drug tolerance, side effects, and dependence will be discussed. The medicinal, health, and wellness benefits of major and minor cannabinoids, terpenes, and endocannabinoids and how these relate to adaptomers and homeostasis will be covered.

At a glance

  • Institution: DoaneX
  • Subject: Medicine
  • Level: Introductory
  • Prerequisites:
    None
  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English

What you'll learn

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Students will gain a solid understanding of the compounds in cannabis, including cannabinoids, terpenes, and other phytocompounds, and their medicinal and therapeutic applications. Students learn how these cannabinoids interact with the nervous receptors in the endocannabinoid system. Students will be able to identify and distinguish the differences and similarities of major and minor cannabinoids and how they affect human health. Students will be able to interpret medical cannabis research results and make conclusions on their applications.

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