Cannabis: The Plant, Post Test & Evaluation

Credit Available: CE/CME Credits(s): Provides 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Presented Date: 10/25/2021

Review Date: 10/25/2021

Expiration Date: 10/25/2023

Overview: Course curriculum consists of a pre-recorded virtual learning course online that guides providers on evidence-based and peer reviewed education. This course provides an overview of the current and relevant literature regarding Cannabis sativa L. in health and medicine. The plant will be discussed in its historical, botanical and medicinal context. Preparations, routes of administration and dosage forms will be discussed in detail from a pharmacists perspective. Patient barriers in today’s cannabinoid medicine landscape will be discussed by Evan DeZeeuw, PharmD who has a passion for this medicinal plant and brings it to a simple understanding where learners leave with a greater understanding of Cannabis sativa L. A must take course for the cannabis professional and enthusiast seeking knowledge to apply directly to practice. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Learners will be able to provide a brief overview of the history of cannabis
  • Gain a better understanding of potential health benefits cannabis provides
  • Recognize and identify the plant constituents and nomenclatures 
  • Understand and discuss the different preparation methods and routes of administration
  • Able to interpret or categorize dosing regimens of administration
  • Able to identify and examine adverse side effects of cannabis in their patients
  • Understand, validate and support patients with the barriers cannabis patients face in society and the healthcare system(s)
  • Understand the importance and need for laboratory testing of cannabis 
  • Able to recognize, understand and begin to interpret Certificates of Analysis

Key words: cannabis, endocannabinoid system, ECS, receptors, balancing system, endogenous, cannabinoids, THCA, THC, CBDA, CBD, CBC, CBG, CBN, THCV, CBDV, terpene, terpenoid, routes of administration, dosage, therapeutic effect, cannabinoid medicine.