University of Colorado Boulder
Medical Cannabis: The Health Effects of THC and CBD Specialization
University of Colorado Boulder

Medical Cannabis: The Health Effects of THC and CBD Specialization

Learn About the Health Effects of Cannabis and CBD. As a patient or health care provider, you will learn about the risks and benefits of different types of cannabis and CBD products and will learn how to use cannabis in ways that minimize the risks and maximize any potential benefits.

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Kent Hutchison

Instructor: Kent Hutchison

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1 month at 10 hours a week
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Specialization - 4 course series

History of Medical Cannabis

Course 116 hours4.8 (317 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learn about the basic pharmacology of cannabis and how cannabinoids effect the body.

  • Learn about the history of cannabis cultivation and legality.

  • Learn about the barriers and approaches to cannabis research.

  • Learn about the epidemiological data on cannabis use in terms of cognition, education, and behavior.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Pharmacology
Category: CBD and THC
Category: Legality of cannabis
Category: Public Health
Category: History of cannabis

Cannabis, Chronic Pain, and Related Disorders

Course 213 hours4.7 (140 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Describe the types of chronic pain and possible treatments

  • Identify the strengths and limitations of current treatments for chronic pain, opioid use disorder, obesity, sleep dysfunction, and cancer

Skills you'll gain

Category: psychology research
Category: mood and anxiety disorders
Category: cannabis and health
Category: Chronic Pain Management
Category: CBD and THC

Cannabis, Mental Health, and Brain Disorders

Course 314 hours4.7 (149 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learn how cannabis may influence four different anxiety disorders (panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, PTSD).

  • Learn the research on cannabis for major depression and schizophrenia.

  • Learn the research on cannabis for multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury.

  • Learn the research on cannabis for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Psychology
Category: Pharmacology
Category: Public Health
Category: Personal Development

Healthy Aging and the Future of Cannabis Research

Course 47 hours4.7 (86 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learn how cannabis may influence inflammation and other disorders through its effects on inflammation.

  • Learn how cannabis may influence exercise performance and recovery.

  • Learn how cannabis may influence the aging process.

  • Learn about the future of cannabis research.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Psychology
Category: Research
Category: Public Health
Category: Personal Development

Instructor

Kent Hutchison
University of Colorado Boulder
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