Cannabis Science and Pharmacology
About the course
Explore the fascinating world of cannabis science and its pharmacological impacts in this comprehensive online course. Delve into the cannabis plant, its properties, and its rich history. Gain a deep understanding of the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) and its discovery, the intricacies of cannabinoid receptors, and how endogenous cannabinoids work within the ECS.
Discover the pharmacology of phytocannabinoids, the entourage effect, and the theory of cannabinoid deficiency syndromes. Uncover the effects of Δ⁹-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol (CBD), minor cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids. Whether you're a healthcare professional, researcher, or a curious enthusiast, this course offers valuable insights into the science and pharmacology of cannabis.
Please note this module is included in the online course: Doctors Guide to TGA Approved Medicinal Cannabis Indications.
After this course, you will be able to:
Understand the cannabis plant, its history, and its components, including cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids
Acquire expertise in the Endocannabinoid System (ECS), its discovery, cannabinoid receptors, and the ECS's role in physiological processes
Understand phytocannabinoids, the entourage effect, and the impacts of THC, CBD, terpenes, and flavonoids on the human body
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