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Medicinal Cannabis & CBD Oil Diploma Course

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  • 150 hours of study
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Medicinal Cannabis & CBD Oil Diploma Course

What Will You Learn?

Welcome to the world of Medicinal Cannabis. This incredibly insightful course invites you to really get to know the cannabis plant, its constituents and the increasingly popular CBD oil.

CBD oil is everywhere at the moment, now that it is legal in many countries and American states. It’s a booming business, and there are some impressive claims made about what it can do for our body.

This powerful course sets out to explain what exactly Medicinal Cannabis and CBD oil is, and what are it's healing benefits. Based on the latest up to date research this course will methodically take you through all aspects of the cannabis plant, its constituents, and its products, and this information will hopefully leave you in no doubt that this is a remarkable plant, with remarkable products – which for some has had transformational results.

The Medicinal Cannabis & CBD Oil Diploma Course begins by introducing you to the cannabis plant. You will learn all about its botany, the vast array of varieties of cannabis plants (and how all these varieties came to be) and take a look at the long history of humanity’s...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: The Cannabis Plant
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Controversy and Fascination, and Cannabis Botany and Reproduction
  • Part 2: Cannabis Varieties and Active Constituents
  • Part 3: The History of Cannabis
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Cannabis Products
  • Part 1: Different Methods of ‘Consumption’ – Recreational Products and Cannabinoid Medications
  • Part 2: CBD Oil
  • Part 3: CBD Oil Products
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Cannabis Chemistry and the Endocannabinoid System
  • Part 1: Cannabis and Chemical Reactions – THC, THCV, CBD, CBG, CBC, CBN, CBDV, Terpenes
  • Part 2: Understanding the Nervous System
  • Part 3: The Endocannabinoid System and Endocannabinoid Receptors
  • Part 4: Endocannabinoids – Anandamide and 2-AG
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: How Cannabinoids Help Pain
  • Part 1: The Physiology of Pain
  • Part 2: Cannabinoid Analgesia
  • Part 3: How to Use Cannabinoids for Pain
  • Part 4: Managing Painful Conditions
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Cannabinoids in Cancer
  • Part 1: Cancer: The Diagnosis and Physiology
  • Part 2: Treating Cancer – The Orthodox Approach
  • Part 3: Current Research and Proposed Mechanisms of Action
  • Part 4: Symptom Management
  • Part 5: Dose Considerations
  • Part 6: Case Studies
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Cannabinoids for the Digestive and Respiratory Systems
  • Part 1: The Endocannabinoid System and Digestion
  • Part 2: Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Part 3: Leaky Gut Syndrome, Heartburn, Nausea and Vomiting
  • Part 4: Weight Issues
  • Part 5: The Endocannabinoid System and the Respiratory System
  • Part 6: Asthma, Coughs, Colds and Flu
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Cannabinoids and the Immune System
  • Part 1: Our Immune System
  • Part 2: The Endocannabinoid System Influence
  • Part 3: Autoimmune Disease and Multiple Sclerosis
  • Part 4: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Part 5: Cannabinoids in HIV and AIDS
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Cannabinoids and Mental Health
  • Part 1: The Negative Effects of Cannabis, and Cannabinoids for Stress and Anxiety
  • Part 2: Depression
  • Part 3: Insomnia
  • Part 4: ADHD
  • Part 5: Drug Addiction
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Cannabinoids and the Endocrine System
  • Part 1: The Endocrine Glands
  • Part 2: Cannabinoid Safety in Pregnancy and Lactation
  • Part 3: Female Reproductive Issues
  • Part 4: Cannabinoids for Menstrual and Reproductive Issues
  • Part 5: Diabetes
  • Part 6: Thyroid Issues
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research
  • Part 1: Sifting Through the Research
  • Part 2: Understanding Pharmacology
  • Part 3: Undertaking and Accessing Research
  • Part 4: Difficulties Occurring in Cannabis Research
  • Part 5: Moving Forward with Research
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment
Medicinal Cannabis & CBD Oil Diploma Course

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The Medicinal Cannabis & CBD Oil Diploma Course will be of interest to you if you have tracked the usage of cannabis as a medicine and want to further your knowledge. You may have heard about the use of the plant becoming legalised in more countries, particularly for medical use, and want to understand more about why this may be and what its benefits are. It may be that you, or someone you are close to, may be suffering from a chronic condition, the symptoms of which are said to be alleviated by the drug.

Whatever your reason to study this course, you will gain an excellent understanding of the chemistry and pharmacology of the cannabis plant and the therapeutic actions of the cannabinoids, as well learning about your body and its functions.

Accreditations

The Medicinal Cannabis & CBD Oil Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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