HCA The Deep Dive: Why Cannabis Works
Take the Next Step to Integrating Cannabis into Healthcare
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Why this Curated Content Is Key to Client Care
An advanced level package about the endocannabinoid system & cannabis pharmacokinetics – vital for educating your clients about the ancient plant’s use. Get competent about cannabis as medicine for women & in cancer. Familiar with the global opioid crisis? Learn about cannabis as an exit “drug” from opioid addiction.
An in-depth, practical look at the endocannabinoid system & how cannabis is metabolized
Tidbits from cannabis practitioners & researchers who are top in the field
Practical guidance about cannabis for women & for drug addiction
What You Get with this Package
- Audio lectures with slides also provided as PDFs
- Downloadable client education hand-out materials
- Lifetime access to the recordings for your review
- Links to vetted research articles & additional resources
“The in-depth information I am learning with each module is exactly what I need to expand my Cannabis knowledge tool-box. Thank you for providing this pertinent and inspiring educational program!”
Here’s What to Expect in This 5-Module Package
The Endocannabinoid System: Deep Dive with Lex Pelger
An advanced look at the endocannabinoid system, or ECS, covering the unique retrograde signaling in the brain, the known polymorphisms, the pharmokinetics, the gender differences + the modulators of the ECS. Building on the foundational ECS module in Track I, take a deep dive into the intricacies + nuances of this complex system.
Cannabis Pharmacokinetics: Considerations for Dose, Absorption & Bioavailability with Kate Welch, PhD
While cannabis is a plant with diverse phytochemicals that work synergistically, solvent extracts of cannabis or preparations made from these extracts high in active cannabinoids are also available. These preparations can be more similar to concentrated, single-entity pharmaceutical drugs. Explore how the two most studied cannabinoids – THC and CBD – are metabolized by and affect the body via different routes of administration.
The Cancer Frontier: Managing Symptoms & More with Jonathan Treasure, MNIMH
An overview of cannabis for symptom management related to mainstream cancer treatments, including medication interactions plus emerging science about cancer inhibition by cannabinoids. Learn about framing cannabis in cancer management in the context of evidence, appropriate usage scenarios, & suggested protocols for incorporating cannabis as an anticancer agent will be covered, along with an overview of combination botanical strategies for cancer care.
Modulating Women’s Health with an Ancient Plant with Michele Ross, PhD
Our endocannabinoid levels are tied closely to estrogen levels, and when they dip, women feel the effects of endocannabinoid deficiency. Learn how cannabinoid supplementation along with other botanicals can stabilize mood, reduce pelvic pain, improve cognition and even offset the symptoms of menopause.
Exit Herb from Addiction with Mary Lynn Mather, RN, MSN, CARN
Opioid addiction is at crisis level in the US and around the world. Progressive practitioners and patients alike are lobbying for cannabis is as first-line therapy for opioid, alcohol, & other substance rehabilitation. Understand the conditions and situations where cannabis is and is not appropriate as an exit tool.