This is a Live interactive webinar.
You will receive the Zoom webinar link 1-2 days prior to the program. Please have a laptop, desktop or iPad in order to participate.
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course the participants will
- Understand the current state of cannabis access in the United States.
- Discuss the barriers to access, the limitations of research and the potential for future access.
- Understand the NJ Medical Marijuana program, including qualifying medical conditions and the Dept. of Health Regulations.
- Describe and discuss the current role and potential future role of Cannabidiol (CBD) and hemp-based medicine.
- Describe and list the uses of each major cannabinoid: THC, CBD, CBG, and CBN.
- Analyze the routes and methods of administration for cannabis, including inhalation, topical and ingestion routes.
- Describe the side effects, contraindications and indications for the use of cannabis in healthcare setting
This is a comprehensive evidenced-based course covering both hemp and cannabis. As cannabis and hemp laws expand nationwide, the healthcare professional must be educated on Cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabis derivatives: THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol), CBG (Cannabigerol), CBN (Cannabinol) and the essential oils of cannabis called Terpenes. Cannabis is currently accessible through the New Jersey Medical Marijuana Program; however legal access does not prohibit use and it is widely used by patients. This course will examine the NJMMP program, including actual patient case presentations from New Jersey Alternative Medicine Cannabis Certification Center.
Note: This course will also be offered to dental professionals.
Teaching method will be lecture format and Q & A period.
A 3 hour presentation via Prezi will be presented to participants using Zoom. Prezi is a web hosted presentation software, so participants will be able to access the course materials on the presenter’s website: www.nicolegreco.com.
Subject/Topics Overview of Cannabis as a Medicine and Types of Access: Medicinal, Recreational, Research
* Plant Anatomy: Hemp , Cannabis, Phenotypes/Strains, Cannabinoids, Terpenes, Flavonoids
* Medicinal/Recreational Uses: Routes of administration, Methods of administration, Forms of administration, Potential for future
* Research: Significant research presented on cannabis as a treatment/cure for medical diseases/conditions.
* Special Focus on the [potential] Uses of Cannabis in place of: nitrous oxide, benzodiazepines, Opioids and NSAIDs
* Potential Uses of Cannabis in Dentistry: Topical Application, Systemic Application (inhalation, ingestion),Translation to practice; where applicable
* Therapeutic Potential of Hemp in Dentistry: Cannabidiol (CBD) Access, CBD Therapeutic Potential
• Anxiety, • Pain, • Healing (PTSD, Cancer, Bruxism etc).
* Patient Education
* Therapeutic Potential for the Future
Instructor: Nicole Greco, R.D.H., B.S., M.A., Cannabis Educator