Cannabinoid science: From seed to medicine

  • Group Copy 5 7 modules
  • 13 hours
  • £399

Course overview

An in-depth online course that explores the comprehensive journey of cannabinoids from their origins in the cannabis plant to their therapeutic applications in modern medicine. This course covers the botanical, chemical, physiological, and clinical aspects of cannabinoids, offering a robust understanding of their potential benefits and uses. Designed for students, researchers, and professionals, the course progresses from fundamental concepts to advanced topics, providing a well-rounded education in cannabinoid science.

  • Introduction to cannabinoid science
  • Cannabinoid biosynthesis and chemistry
  • Physiological and pharmacological effects
  • Extraction and analysis of cannabinoids
  • Clinical applications of cannabinoids
  • Regulatory and legal aspects
  • Future directions in cannabinoid science

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, you should have acquired the necessary knowledge which will enable you to:

  • Understand the botanical characteristics and cultivation techniques of cannabis plants.
  • Identify and describe the major cannabinoids and their biosynthesis.
  • Analyse the physiological and pharmacological effects of cannabinoids on the human body.
  • Evaluate the methods used for the extraction, isolation, and characterization of cannabinoids.
  • Assess the clinical applications and therapeutic potential of cannabinoids.
  • Discuss the regulatory and legal aspects of cannabinoid use. – Apply knowledge of cannabinoid science in research, healthcare, and industry settings.

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