WHNA Curated Cannabis Package

14 Select Modules from Tracks I, II and III of the Signature Program

$1120

$995.00

*Once purchased all sales are final

Who can register for this Curated Package?

Anyone! These select modules are perfect for canna-curious individuals, medical marijuana caregivers, patients, and healthcare practitioners interested in expanding personal competency or pursuing a cannabis career. 

What You Get with this Package

  • Audio lectures with slides (webinars)
  • PDFs of the webinar accompanying slides
  • Downloadable education materials
  • Lifetime access to the recordings for your review
  • Links to research articles & additional resources

“With the cannabis industry on the cusp of making major breakthroughs in science and wellness, I can see that becoming a Holistic Cannabis Practitioner will open the door to future opportunities that will allow me to develop an edge in my health coaching practice.”

Alicia Salazar

Holistic Cannabis Practitioner, New York

Here’s What to Expect From Tracks I + II + III 

Track I – Groundwork: Foundational Fundamentals

Selected modules from the Holistic Cannabis Practitioner program are curated into 6 packages of 3-5 modules each, that way you can sample the signature program in smaller chunks. Here’s the list of the Curated Cannabis Packages.

Module 3: The Endocannabinoid System: A Primer

Understanding how & why cannabis works means first grasping the fundamentals of the endocannabinoid system, or ECS. Get ready for a review of the CB1 & CB2 receptors, the two best known endogenous ligands (anadamide & 2-AG) plus an overview of their downstream effects on the immune system, the hormone axis, pain, sleep, cancer & the major organ systems.

Faculty:
Lex Pelger
Scientist, Educator + Host, Psymposia

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Track II – Beyond Basics: Practical Applications

Module 2: The Many Ways to Consume: Cannabis Formats & Tools

Experience an analysis of cannabis delivery systems and tools available in today’s marketplace – smoking, vaporizing, tinctures, oils, dabs, waxes, edibles, sprays, transdermal patches and topicals. An overview of absorption mechanisms, label requirements and consumption guidelines for individualized best outcomes for clients’ specific health and wellness needs.

Faculty:
Martha Montemayor, CNC
Founder, Healthy Choices Unlimited

Module 3: Packaged Edibles: Making Informed Decisions

Cannabis-infused food products – known as edibles or medibles – require prerequisites before purchasing and consuming. With no national standardized labeling laws, product label information varies. Learn how to interpret package labeling for potency and safety to insure for optimal choice and experience.

Faculty:
Julie Dooley
Founder, Julie’s Natural Edibles

Module 4: The Healing Toolbox: Cannabis as a Key Player

A scientific overview of the top health conditions where cannabis has therapeutic value to fully understand how the plant constituents promote healing and positive outcomes. The American Herbal Pharmacopoeia’s Cannabis Therapeutic Compendium Monograph serves as the guide book and reference to understand how the endocannabinoid system and cannabis interact.

Faculty:
Roy Upton
Executive Director, American Herbal Pharmacopoeia

Module 5: The Backbone of the Cannabis Plant: Cannabinoids

Just as the human body produces endocannabinoids, so does the cannabis plant produce phytocannabinoids. Explore the medicinal value of the primary phytocannabinoids – cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the primary psychoactive plant component. Separate fact from fiction concerning the remarkable healing powers of CBD. And, focus on how to best to guide clients regarding CBD:THC ratios to create personalized healing regimens.

Faculty:
Martin Lee
Director, Project CBD

Module 6: Cannabis Terpenes + Herbal Synergy

Terpenes have been overshadowed by the focus on cannabinoids, but make no mistake: they are critically important for creating the entourage healing effects of cannabis. Lending fragrance in many plants such as lemons and lavender, terpenes are also responsible for the distinctive aroma of cannabis cultivars. You’ll appreciate why an integrative approach..cannabis + other healing herbs... can result in better patient outcomes.

Faculty:
Jonathan Treasure, MNIMH, MCPP
Medical Herbalist

Module 7: Personalizing Cannabis Doses: Less Is More

Learn how patients are counseled to include cannabis as part of personalized lifestyle medicine plus how others are advised to use less cannabis for optimal outcomes. More is not always better when it comes to medicating with anything including cannabis. Explore how cannabis can be titrated for an optimal, individualized amounts based on specific clients and their particular presentations. Understand the nuances of how less can be more for more effective healing.

Faculty:
Joe Cohen, DO
Osteopathic Physician

Track III – Digging Deeper: Cannabis as Medicine

Module 1: The Endocannabinoid System: Deep Dive

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.

Faculty:
Lex Pelger
Scientist, Educator + Host, Psymposia

Module 2: Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency & Endocannabinoid Tone

An endocannabinoid deficiency may characterize the origin of numerous pain syndromes plus other health-related symptoms. The hypothesis: all humans have an underlying endocannabinoid tone, which produces negative effects if deficient. Learn about the scientific research and clinical data behind this theory plus how to upregulate the endocannabinoid system.

Faculty:
Ethan Russo, MD
Medical Director, Phytecs

Module 3: Cannabis Pharmacokinetics: Considerations for Dose, Absorption & Bioavailability

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.

Faculty:
Kate Welch, PharmD
Founder, Delta Nine Solutions

Module 4: Treating the Spectrum of Mood Disorders: Stress, Anxiety & PTSD

It’s no secret that opioids are abused and SSRI are overused. Can cannabis come to the rescue? Delve into the science and practical application of cannabis in stress, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), potentially reducing reliance on pharmaceuticals and eliminating unwanted side effects.

Faculty:
Michele Ross, PhD
Founder, IMPACT Network

Module 5: The Ayurvedic + Vedic Constituents of Cannabis

Sleep, or lack thereof, is an increasing health issue which can often be effectively treated with the integration of cannabis. A holistic review of the numerous factors and variables with regard to sleep and insomnia will be discussed, exploring integrative approaches to a more restful, rejuvenating, and healthful sleep.

Faculty:

Joanne Matson
Founder, Canna-Veda

Module 11: Modulating Women’s Health with an Ancient Plant

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.

Faculty:
Michele Ross, PhD
Founder, IMPACT Network

Module 13: Food as Medicine: An Integrative Approach to Diet + Cannabis

Understanding the influence of diet in disease and healing is at the cornerstone of progressive, integrative medicine. This module delivers key principles of how nutrients influence cell health and how cannabis can play a synergistic role in disease prevention and recovery. Yes, cannabis and food are medicine!

Faculty:
Laura Lagano, MS, RDN, CDN
Integrative Clinical Nutritionist, Laura Lagano Nutrition