Although Cannabis remains a Schedule I Drug under U.S. federal law, at the start of 2020, 33 states — and the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico — have medical marijuana programs, giving legal access to 2/3 of Americans. Eleven of those states and DC also have adult-use cannabis laws on the books. Due to the lack of knowledge of the legality of discussing medical marijuana, medical professionals are frequently hesitant to discuss medical cannabis with patients.
Online Medical Cannabis Courses for Patients
In the U.S. sales of medical cannabis are growing 35% year-over-year. More and more people realize they can get serious relief from the plant. Today, patients have to educate their health care providers on the dosage and benefits of medical cannabis since most medical professionals lack knowledge and training on the plant medicine.
The Cannabis 101 Course addresses the basic science of “why” cannabis works with our own Endocannabinoid System (ECS), differences between CBD and THC, the laws and types of available products You’ll understand the many ways to medicate and why cannabis works for so many ailments.
an ancient plant FOR modern healing
We offer additional medical cannabis courses starting at $29. Courses cover Pain Management, Glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, and cannabis topicals. Scroll down to check out the course descriptions and start learning today.
medical cannabis for ptsd $49
this course is for Patients, patient allies, & the medical cannabis-curious.
- Learn the medical definition of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its symptoms, statistics about the condition, and get an overview of the medications traditionally used to treat PTSD and their side effects. Learn the best practices for using medical marijuana to treat PTSD (backed by 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.
- This course takes 2 hours to complete.
After Completing this course you will be able to:
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. Symptoms of PTSD may include a persistent, heightened experience of alarm and distress, and 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?