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Medicine Bootcamp

Cannabis Healthcare and Medicine Bootcamp

Cannabis Healthcare and Medicine Bootcamp

Online Program


6 months



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As medical research and medicine continue to evolve, cannabis use is becoming more frequent in both human and animal care. To stay current with this emerging application, both healthcare professionals of all types and those working directly with clients and customers in the cannabis industry need the right education. Choosing a program that focuses on the right topics, research, perspectives, and examination can bring you up to speed quickly and allow you to take your lessons immediately to work. Learn the relevant information you need now before you’re behind in your approach.

Designed For

  • Healthcare providers and allied healthcare professionals
  • Individuals wanting to learn more about the legal cannabis industry
  • Individuals wanting to start a cannabis business

What You’ll Learn

  • Cannabis history, uses, culture, and industry
  • Medicinal cannabis and industrial hemp, indoor and outdoor grow, biochemistry, botany, and phylogenetics
  • Operations and challenges in the various sectors of the industry, such as cannabis enterprise and cannabis law and policy
  • The medical properties of cannabis, human physiology, and metabolism
  • Best practices for patient care, including standard of care, drug interaction, psychoactivity, and tolerance
  • Medical ethics and law for cannabis medicine, localized for your area of business or practice
  • The endocannabinoid system and cannabinoid and terpene concentration, metabolism, absorption, and more
  • Special topics in either Animal and Pets or Human healthcare, depending on your chosen track

What You Can Do With This Program

Positions are available in a variety of industries and can include self-employment, firms, corporations, or nonprofit organizations. Jobs might include:

  • Social workers
  • Health educators
  • Nurses and physicians
  • Consultants

Real People. Real Results.

“We are teaming up with UCR Extension to help fill the void of skilled and highly-trained professionals needed in the booming cannabis industry. My hope is that this program will create an ever-growing pipeline of talented people to take their places innovating and building major cannabis companies. Learn from legacy cannabis growers, medical doctors and nurses, business owners, and industry attorneys.”

Max Simon

Green Flower

Earning the Certificate

For more information see How to Earn a Certificate

Quarter 1

Cannabis 101: History and Practice Across Industries

MGT 870.1

Cannabis Healthcare & Medicine I: Essentials of Cannabis Medicine

MGT 870.6

Cannabis Healthcare and Medicine II: Integrated Clinical Practice

MGT 870.7

Instructor Spotlight

“Green Flower sets the industry standard for cannabis education, and their ethical imperative is to supply instructor-led education supplied in a real-world setting. In my classroom, I embrace design thinking methodologies to promote theory-to-practice, student-centered engagement that prepares learners for actionable and successful careers in the cannabis industry.”

Dana Milstein, Ph.D.

UCR Extension & Green Flower Instructor

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