Hand-picked by Laura for the Womens Health Nutrition Academy
14 Select Modules from Tracks I, II and III of the Signature Program
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Who Can Register for this Hand-Picked 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, particularly those interested in womens wellness.
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.”
A selection of 14 hand-picked modules from the Holistic Cannabis Academy Signature Program for the Women’s Health Nutrition Academy
The Endocannabinoid System: A Primer with Lex Pelger
Understanding the endocannabinoid system (ECS) is fundamental to grasping how cannabis & cannabinoids influence health & the healing process. Get ready for an introduction to the CB1 and CB2 receptors & the two best known endogenous ligands (anandamide + 2-AG). It all comes together with an overview of how these compounds & receptors affect the major organ systems, hormonal function, pain, sleep & the development & treatment of cancer.
The Many Ways to Consume: Cannabis Formats & Tools with Martha Montemayor, CNC
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..
Packaged Edibles: Making Informed Decisions with Julie Dooley
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.
The Healing Toolbox: Cannabis as a Key Player with Roy Upton
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.
The Backbone of the Cannabis Plant: Cannabinoids with Martin Lee
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.
Cannabis Terpenes + Herbal Synergy with Jonathan Treasure, MA, MNIMH
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.
Personalizing Cannabis Doses: Less Is More with Joseph Cohen, DO
Osteopathic physician Joe Cohen started his career as an OB/GYN working with Native American women in Wyoming as well as the Maori women in New Zealand. Switching gears, Dr. Cohen launched a root cause resolution practice in Boulder called Holos Health. Patient outcomes have been nothing short of astounding when cannabis is combined with a functional medicine approach, eliminating triggers and adding nutritional therapies.
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.
Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency & Endocannabinoid Tone with Ethan Russo, MD
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.
Cannabis Pharmacokinetics: Considerations for Dose, Absorption & Bioavailability with Kate Welch, PharmD
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.
Treating the Spectrum of Mood Disorders: Stress, Anxiety & PTSD with Michele Ross, PhD
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.
The Ayurvedic + Vedic Constituents of Cannabis with Joanne Matson
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.
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.
Food as Medicine: An Integrative Approach to Diet + Cannabis with Laura Lagano, MS, RDN, CDN
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!