Clinical Cannabinoid Medicine Curriculum

Medical Cannabis from A to Z - A Clinical Cannabinoid Medicine Curriculum
Primary Course Director: Jeffrey Hergenrather, MD
Co-Director: Michelle Sexton, ND

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This curriculum is certified for up to 13 CME credits (courses within offer up to 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™).

You Will Learn About

  • The fundamentals of the Endocannabinoid System
  • The use of cannabis in a clinical setting
  • The delivery and dosage of medical cannabis
  • Mental health and the psychiatric application of medical cannabis

Developed by the Society of Cannabis Clinicians (SCC), this is the first comprehensive, online CME-certified curriculum in Clinical Cannabinoid Medicine designed to educate the practicing clinician on both the research and clinical practice aspects of the therapeutic use of cannabis. Each course within the curriculum offers up to 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and the complete curriculum is certified for up to 13 CME creditsREAD MORE

* Includes a bonus module on Cannabinoid Chemistry authored by Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, a professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel and leading authority on Medical Cannabis science.

Purchase grants one learner one year’s access to lessons and quizzes (access expires 365 days from date of course activation).

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Lesson Plan

History of Medical Cannabis

Author: Dale Gieringer, PhD

This course reviews the history of cannabis as medicine.

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The Endocannabinoid System

Author: Dustin Sulak, DO

This course presents the endocannabinoid system, cannabinoid receptors, and the effect of endocannabinoids on physiologic systems.

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Basic Cannabis Ethnobotany

Author: Robert C. Clarke

This course explores the ancient relationship between the Cannabis plant and human cultures who utilize it for food, fiber and drugs; focusing on the botanical origins of cannabis medicines.

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Pharmacology of Cannabis and Physiologic Effects of Phytocannabinoids

Author: Laura Borgelt, PharmD

This course reviews the pharmacology of cannabis, the pharmacodynamics that vary by method of administration, and the physiologic effects of cannabis in the body.

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Delivery and Dosage of Medicinal Cannabis

Author: Jeffrey Hergenrather, MD

This course presents the effects of different methods of delivery for cannabis and parameters for providing dosage guidance.

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Clinical Practice I: Cannabis Use for Pain

Authors: John McPartland, DO and Stacey Marie Kerr, MD

This course presents an overview of cannabis use for pain, historical and current use, with a review of the physiology and evidence base, as well as a case report example.

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Clinical Practice II: Insomnia, Glaucoma, and Immune Disorders

Author: Jeffrey Hergenrather, MD

This course reviews the clinical use of cannabis for insomnia, glaucoma and immune disorders.

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Clinical Practice III: Movement Disorders and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Author: Stacey Marie Kerr, MD

This course reviews the clinical and physiologic effects of cannabinoids on movement disorders, neurodegenerative diseases and central nervous system injury.

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Clinical Practice IV: Mental Health Conditions and Potential Psychiatric Applications

Author: Christopher Fichtner, MD

This course reviews the effects of cannabis on mental health conditions and potential psychiatric applications of cannabis as a therapeutic agent.

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Clinical Practice V: Cancer and Palliative Care

Authors: Donald Abrams, MD and Valerie Leveroni Corral

This course reviews the use of cannabis in cancer and palliative care including examples of high dose cannabis therapy in certain cancers.

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Clinical Practice VI: Cannabis Use Disorders and Precautions

Authors: Mary Lynn Mathre, RN and Arnold Leff, MD

This course reviews the safety of cannabis medicinal use, including precautions and an understanding of cannabis use disorders.

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Clinical Case Study Reviews

Authors: Bonni Goldstein, MD and Jeffrey Hergenrather, MD

This module provides case reports of clinical cannabis use.

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Introduction to 20th Century Cannabinoid Chemistry

Introduction to 20th Century Cannabinoid Chemistry by Raphael Mechoulam, PhD.

This module reviews milestones in cannabinoid chemistry by Dr. Mechoulam, the world’s foremost authority and researcher on medical cannabis science. Areas covered include isolating the structure of cannabinoids, an explanation of the endocannabinoid system, and challenges in determining the function of hundreds of compounds involved in this newly discovered, extremely complex regulatory system

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Primary Course Director: 
Jeffrey Hergenrather, MD

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Co-Director:
Michelle Sexton, ND

Contributing Faculty Members:
  • Dale Gieringer, MD
  • Dustin Sulak, DO
  • Rob Clarke
  • Laura Borgelt, PharmD
  • John McPartland, DO
  • Stacey Marie Kerr, MD
  • Jeffrey Hergenrather, MD
  • Christopher Fichtner, MD
  • Donald Abrams, MD
  • Valerie Leveroni Corral
  • Mary Lynn Mathre, RN
  • Arnold Leff, MD
  • Bonni Goldstein, MD
  • Jeffrey Hergenrather, MD
  • Raphael Mechoulam, PhD