Cannabis Healthcare and Medicine Certificate

Embark on a transformative journey and become a trusted expert in cannabis healthcare and medicine. Enroll today and unlock a world of opportunities in this dynamic and rewarding field.

Embark on a transformative journey and become a trusted expert in cannabis healthcare and medicine. Enroll today and unlock a world of opportunities in this dynamic and rewarding field.

 

This 100% online program is designed to empower healthcare and retail professionals with accurate information and invaluable guidance on the medical properties of cannabis. In this rapidly expanding sector of the healthcare industry, reliable and trustworthy knowledge is in high demand. That’s why our course goes above and beyond, offering expert, in-depth instruction to equip you with the confidence to provide product recommendations and assist clients and patients in treating a wide range of ailments and conditions using cannabis. You’ll learn all about the endocannabinoid system and how cannabis works within the human body. 

Delivered through video lectures, readings, and e-learning modules, this interactive online certificate program will ensure you have the knowledge and credibility needed to build your cannabis career whether you’re a healthcare or cannabis retail professional that is interested in providing accurate guidance to patients and clients. 

Upon completion of the program, you’ll receive an official Cannabis Healthcare & Medicine Certificate backed by the GF Institute, the industry-standard in cannabis credentials. Plus, you’ll gain access to the GF Institute Employer Network, a platform of growing cannabis companies eager to hire graduates with this type of education and qualification.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from leading experts in the cannabis industry and take your career to the next level. Enroll today and join the ranks of other successful cannabis healthcare professionals!

Frequent Asked Questions

The programs are self-paced and you can register and begin the courses at any time. Once you complete your registration you’ll receive an email with course access.

Students should expect to dedicate around six hours per week to complete coursework in this program.

These programs are currently not eligible for federal aid, however we do offer a payment plan.

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3 Units 

8 weeks each

100% Online

Instructor led, asynchronous

Full Payment Option

$1,950 $1,850

Payment Option

$325/month

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In 2022, there were 417,000 full-time employees in the cannabis industry in the United States.

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For five years in a row the cannabis industry grew by more than 27%, making it one of the fastest growing industries in the country.

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Learn More About the Cannabis Industry

In this comprehensive webinar, you will learn about the cannabis industry, job opportunities, and how these programs can help you join this fast-growing industry.

Discover A New Career Path in The Cannabis Industry

100% Online | No Prerequisites 

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Expert Cannabis Educators

Learn From Industry Pioneers

Discover the secrets of the booming cannabis industry with engaging video content led by industry pioneers and leading experts. These experts possess extensive knowledge and experience in various aspects of the industry and have played a vital role in shaping this emerging field. With their unique insights and research, you will have an unparalleled educational opportunity to master the latest trends and best practices in the cannabis industry. Learn from the best, hone your skills, and achieve your cannabis career goals.

The Highest Standards for Online Learning

We are committed to providing you with expert education that can be applied in a real-world setting. Our cutting-edge curriculum is designed to equip you with the practical skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in the cannabis industry. Our team of experts is dedicated to ensuring that every aspect of our course is optimized for effective learning and retention. With our carefully crafted curriculum, you can be confident that you are receiving an exceptional educational experience that will prepare you for success in the rapidly expanding cannabis industry.

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Dr. Jose Franceshini

Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association

Distinguished author and lecturer on psychiatry, neurology, and geriatrics. A Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, he chairs the Psychiatry Department at Universidad Central del Caribe Escuela de Medicina in Puerto Rico.

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Jack McCue, MD

Professor, Physician and Author

Acclaimed professor, physician, and author specializing in the uses of medicinal cannabis. He holds degrees from Harvard University and Case Western Reserve University Schools of Medicine.

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Martha “Muffy” Montemayor, CNC

Founder, Healthy Choices Unlimited

Certified Nutrition Consultant Martha Montemayor founded Healthy Choices Unlimited, whose physicians and staff have helped over 15,000 patients obtain their Colorado Medical Marijuana Registry cards.

Cannabis Healthcare and Medicine Courses

Cannabis 101: History and Practice Across Industries

An in-depth introduction to cannabis, across history, culture and industry. Topics range from botany to business practices, including Cannabis Law and Policy, FDA regulation, and the many challenges that successful cannabis businesses face. Main topics covered in the course include:

  • History of Cannabis
  • Phytocannabinoids and the Endocannabinoid System
  • Agriculture and Cultivation
  • Enterprise
  • Law and Policy
  • Cannabis Medicine and Healthcare
  • Careers in the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis Healthcare and Medicine I: Essentials of Cannabis Medicine

Gain a comprehensive understanding of cannabis’ medical properties, human physiology and the metabolic pathways for cannabis, including ethics and law for cannabis healthcare practitioners. Partnering with integrated medical centers, students will learn about strain selection, dosing and titration, routes and administration and challenges with drug interaction. Main topics covered in the course include:

  • History of Cannabis as Medicine
  • The Endocannabinoid System and Fundamentals of Cannabis Botany
  • Standard Care in Cannabis Medicine
  • Strain Selection, Dosing, and Titration in Cannabis Medicine
  • Routes and Administration for Cannabis 
  • Challenges with Dosing, Routes, and Administration
  • Regulations and Legal Matters for Cannabis Healthcare Professionals 

Cannabis Healthcare and Medicine II: Integrated Clinical Practice

Explore advanced physiological and pharmacological studies. Students will review complex aspects of the endocannabinoid system and explore the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of cannabinoids and terpenes in the human body. Clinical themes include autoimmune diseases, pain, mental health, neurodegenerative diseases, geriatrics and cancer treatment. Main topics covered in the course include:

  • Advanced ECS and Phytocannabinoids
  • Advanced Cannabinoids and Terpenes
  • Deciphering Lab Results and Reading Labels
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Autoimmune Diseases, Pain, and Inflammation
  • Mental Health and Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Geriatrics, Addiction, and Cancer

Discover A New Career Path in Cannabis Healthcare and Medicine

Gain a comprehensive understanding of cannabis’ medical properties.

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