In this course, medical scientific topics related to therapeutic uses, delivery methods, and bioavailability of medical cannabis will be covered. Topics include how major and minor cannabinoids interact with the endocannabinoid system. Furthermore, the entourage effect, dose-response relationships, drug tolerance, side effects, and dependence will be discussed. The medicinal, health, and wellness benefits of major and minor cannabinoids, terpends, and endocannabinoids and how these relate to adaptomers and homeostasis will be covered. After completion of the course, students will apply their knowledge of medical cannabis, including major and minor cannabinoids, terpenes, and other phytochemicals to therapeutic applications. Students will be able to interpret medical cannabis research results and make conclusions on their applications.
Upcoming Term Schedule
- 20/HPOC: Monday, October 12th
- 21/HPJA: Sunday, January 10th
- 21/HPMA: Monday, March 15th
- 21/HPMY: Monday, May 24th
How This Course Work
Courses are completely online: lectures, discussion boards, and even group projects.
You’ll be able to view course materials a full week before the class starts.
Once courses begin, assignments are due each week.
Need help or have questions? In addition to instructor access, every student receives support from an advisor.