As medical research and medicine continue to evolve, cannabis use is becoming more frequent in both human and animal care. To stay current with this emerging application, both healthcare professionals of all types and those working directly with clients and customers in the cannabis industry need the right education. Choosing a program that focuses on the right topics, research, perspectives, and examination can bring you up to speed quickly and allow you to take your lessons immediately to work. Learn the relevant information you need now before you're behind in your approach.
Learning Format Online
Duration 6 months *
Duration times can vary talk to your student success coach for more information.
Total Units 9 Units
Cannabis history, uses, culture, and industry
Medicinal cannabis and industrial hemp, indoor and outdoor grow, biochemistry, botany, and phylogenetics
Operations and challenges in the various sectors of the industry, such as cannabis enterprise and cannabis law and policy
The medical properties of cannabis, human physiology, and metabolism
Best practices for patient care, including standard of care, drug interaction, psychoactivity, and tolerance
Medical ethics and law for cannabis medicine, localized for your area of business or practice
The endocannabinoid system and cannabinoid and terpene concentration, metabolism, absorption, and more
Special topics in either Animal and Pets or Human healthcare, depending on your chosen track
Cannabis Healthcare & Medicine I: Essentials of Cannabis MedicineThis course advances the knowledge and practice of cannabis medicine for health care providers and allied health professionals by improving their understanding of cannabis’s medical properties, human physiology and the metabolic pathways for cannabis, the ethics and law for cannabis healthcare practitioners, partnering with integrated medical centers, and client care.