ROHNERT PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Two leaders in California education - United Patients Group, a leading medical cannabis education organization and Sonoma State University are teaming up to offer the first medical cannabis course from a major public university in the country.
The upcoming course, Medical Cannabis: A Clinical Focus, marks a watershed moment in medical education and the nation’s rapidly evolving acceptance of marijuana.
Medical cannabis is now legal in twenty-eight states and the District of Columbia. As of the 2016 election, eight states, including California, have also legalized cannabis for recreational use.
California has a long history of national leadership in medical cannabis research and advocacy. Medical Cannabis: A Clinical Focus from SSU and UPG, is a course designed for pharmacists, physicians, Registered Nurses and healthcare professionals.
Taught by respected nurse Eloise Theisen MSN, RN, AGPCNP-BC, the seminar will also feature Dr. Donald Land, Chief Scientific Consultant to Steep Hill Labs, Inc., and Professor of Chemistry at UC Davis.
Topics will cover the Endocannabinoid System, an Introduction to Cannabinoids and Terpenes, Drug to Drug Interactions, Understanding FECO (Full Extract Cannabis Oil), as well as Legal Implications--among other topics. Live streaming of this event is also available.
United Patients Group is a global leader in helping patients and families navigate a rapidly evolving and complex cannabis marketplace. Founded to serve as advisors to both patients and physicians, UPG has recently blazed a trail as a leader in medical cannabis education, offering (CEU credentialed) courses at California Northstate Medical University, which educates and trains pharmacists, and elsewhere.
Registration is required. For more information, please visit http://unitedpatientsgroup.com/SSU.
Medical Cannabis: A Clinical Focus
Saturday, March 11th, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (lunch included)
Sonoma State University
1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Student Center, Ballroom A