2023-2024 EGCC Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jun 20, 2024  
2023-2024 EGCC Catalog and Student Handbook
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CAN 103 - Cannabis Symptom Management


Credits: 3 ▲

 

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to consult marijuana patients and recreational consumers about the various forms of cannabis and means of administration. At the end of the course learners will be able to:

• Effectively consult medical cannabis patients based on their specific needs or recommendations from a medical doctor

• Coach patients and consumers about recommended forms of cannabis to obtain the desired effect.

• Warn patients and consumers about how to prevent and manage cannabis overconsumption.

• Learn and apply recent research about medical cannabis as a substitution for other medications under the guidance of a medical doctor as a means to consult patients.

• Counsel patients and recreational consumers about different strains, their effects and how to properly dose cannabis. 

• Identify and retain the various forms of cannabis consumption as a means to effectively advise consumers.

• Educate consumers about the benefits of micro-dosing to relieve medical symptoms. 

• Learn and communicate recent research about efforts to suggest medical cannabis as an alternative to other medicines such as opiates/opioids.

 

Theory: 3 Credits



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