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Cannabis 101 Certification

An Ancient Plant for Modern Illnesses
$75
$ 69 Exclusive CannaTech Discount
  • The Cannabis 101 course contains general information about cannabis, the basic science of “why” cannabis works with our own Endocannabinoid System, differences between CBD and THC (you don’t have to even get high to use the healing properties of the plant), the law and types of products that are available. For example, did you know you can find pain relief from a topical…which is applied to the skin? You don’t even have to smoke cannabis to get relief! There are many ways to medicate. This course help you understand the basics. Everything from the history of the plant, terpenes, dosing and the science behind why cannabis works for so many ailments.
  • This course includes video testimonials from scientists and medical experts, infographics, and additional visuals to support the written content. Any individual wanting to learn more about the science of cannabis will find the course valuable.
  • Enrollment in this online course allows you to start and stop at any time. Any students completing our certifications and/or coursework will have permanent access to their student dashboard to review materials at any time. If in the future, you want to review any information, simply log-on to your dashboard to re-visit the content.

Budtender Certification

Cannabis Consultant Certification
$149
$ 139 Exclusive CannaTech Discount
  • The Cannabis Industry is one of the most dynamic and rewarding places to be at this moment in history. As a member of a dispensary team you are one of the front-line faces of this new industry, and at times, the first person patients will encounter in their medical cannabis journey.
  • Dispensary owners are always in need of top talent. Consultants, sometimes referred to as “budtenders”, are the team members that help patients and customers as their primary job function. Understanding your role as a communicator, the legal landscape, the basis for why cannabis is indeed medicine from a scientific perspective, and what you can and cannot say to a patient or customer is critical in your job function.
  • You represent the dispensary’s values and should aim to excel in providing excellent service, knowing your dispensary’s product selection, and sharing your knowledge about how to use products wisely and safely. In each interaction with a patient or patron, you turn these values into action. This course contains general information about cannabis, the law, and best practices for handling materials and products.

Fundamentals of

Medical Cannabis
$149
$ 139 Exclusive CannaTech Discount
  • The Medical Professional Cannabis Certification online course is a series of 12 modules designed to teach medical professionals about cannabis. Learn about the legal framework of working with medical marijuana patients, the basics of the cannabis plant, the Endocannabinoid System, and how cannabinoid receptors work with our bodies. Additional modules will cover important topics like: how to medicate, inhalation versus ingestion, contraindications, drug-on-drug interactions, and recommended rations of specific illnesses.
  • This course includes video testimonials from scientists and medical experts, infographics, and additional visuals to support the written content. Any individual wanting to learn more about the science of cannabis will find the course valuable.
  • With over 800+ peer-reviewed research citations, the Medical Professional Cannabis Certification is the most current, complete and comprehensive Medical Cannabis Certification program available anywhere, online or in-person

Medical Cannabis Patient Education

Medical Cannabis for PTSD

Patient Course
$58
$ 49 Exclusive CannaTech Discount
  • In this two-hour module, you will learn what Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is. You will learn the symptoms and statistics of the condition, as well as the traditional medications used to treat PTSD and their subsequent side effects. You will be informed about the best practices for using medical marijuana for treating PTSD, as well as scientific studies that show the effectiveness of cannabis on the condition. In supplemental information, you will learn about Dr. Sue Sisley and her work studying the effects of cannabis on PTSD.
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that’s triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event. People who have PTSD have symptoms that may include a persistent, heightened experience of alarm and distress, as well as a failure of memory extinction processes to diminish the emotional impact of traumatic memories.
  • Nearly everyone will experience a range of reactions after trauma, yet most people recover from initial symptoms naturally. Those who continue to experience problems may be diagnosed with PTSD.
  • Did you know that women are twice as likely as men to develop PTSD? Did you know there is an emerging body of evidence demonstrating the important role the CB1 receptor and endocannabinoid signaling, in the extinction of adversive memories? Did you know that the anecdotal evidence provided by veterans who have had a positive impact on the severity of their PTSD condition with the use of medical marijuana, has fueled research for cannabis and PTSD?

Medical Cannabis Topicals

Patient Course
$ 29  
  • Cannabis-infused products, intended for topical application, are hitting the market rapidly. These transdermal products allow users to experience the therapeutic benefit of medical cannabis without the “high” sensations or other psychotropic effects associated with other delivery methods. In this course, we’ll examine how topicals can be used, the science behind how they work, and also the best topical products for specific relief. We’ll also discuss why cannabis topicals are finding such mainstream success with patients, and how they may pave the path for greater cannabis acceptance within the medical community.

Cannabis For Pain Management

Patient Course
$ 29  
  • In this course you will learn about how medical marijuana can help those who suffer from pain and help those patients to reduce the amount of traditional prescription, pharmaceutical medications including opioids in managing their pain.
  • You will learn about pain disorder categories and pain scales. Did you know that intractable pain is a severe, constant pain that is not curable by any known means and causes a bed or house-bound state and early death if not adequately treated, usually with opioids and/or interventional procedures? Medical Marijuana is recognized by many legal states as a viable option to patients who suffer from intractable pain.
  • Chronic pain, a different category, afflicts more than 40% of the population at any given time and is usually defined as any persistent or intermittent pain that lasts more than 3 months. Many times topical marijuana treatments can be a viable option for chronic pain suffers. Topicals and how topicals work is discussed in this course.
  • Also included will be a discussion on research and doctors working with medical cannabis, and an introduction to Dr. Mark Ware. Also covered in this module are traditional medicines used for pain management, opioid abuse, and an infographic regarding opioid abuse statistics in the US.
  • Additional white paper research, definitions and statistics related to pain and pain management will be presented.
  • Finally, you will see a patient story video and learn how medical cannabis helps her through her day to day struggles.
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