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Medical Marijuana and Its Implications for the Therapeutic Community

4 CEU hours

$69.00 $39.00

Like it or not, Medical Marijuana has come to Florida, and as of this writing, to 29 other states. Soon clients will be coming to your practice possessing a medical marijuana card, if they have not already. It will be essential for you to understand the laws, and to recognize how your clients’ use will impact their health and the therapeutic process. Using cutting edge research, real-life stories, and fascinating videos, this course will give you the tools you will need to be knowledgeable, compassionate and informed on this fast-changing playing field.

Course Description

Like it or not, Medical Marijuana has come to Florida, and as of this writing, to 29 other states. Soon clients will be coming to your practice possessing a medical marijuana card, if they have not already. It will be essential for you to understand the laws, and to recognize how your clients’ use will impact their health and the therapeutic process. Using cutting edge research, real-life stories, and fascinating videos, this course will give you the tools you will need to be knowledgeable, compassionate and informed on this fast-changing playing field.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course students will:
• Have a general knowledge of the 6000 year recorded history of marijuana
• Understand the political forces which led to the scheduling of marijuana as a Schedule 1 narcotic.
• Be familiar with the endocannabinoid system and the role of cannabinoids in homeostasis and health
• Know the qualifying conditions in Florida that allow for a medical marijuana card
• Know many of the ailments marijuana can help alleviate
• Know the difference between hemp and marijuana
• Know the difference between low THC CBD and medical marijuana
• Be able to use DSM-5 to assess cannabis use disorder
• Be knowledgeable about the beneficial uses of cannabis
• Be knowledgeable about the dangers and negative aspects of using cannabis
• Be familiar with treatment protocol for marijuana use disorder
• Be familiar with emerging research

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