Courses

CBD (CHES): Guide to Medicinal Cannabis

Healing without the High

This course is only for CHES practitioners.

Excellent resource! Leinow has three decades of experience growing and studying medical cannabis. Considering the growing interest in this plant and its medicinal properties, including as an alternative to opioids for pain, we need to educate ourselves. “This is the go-to-guidebook for anyone wanting to learn about CBD.” NLM, 2017

The most comprehensive publication on the science and therapeutic use of cannabinoids yet produced.  Jeffrey Anderson, MD

Medical cannabis is revolutionizing the practice of medicine in America. On the forefront of that revolution is CBD: A Patient’s Guide to Medicinal Cannabis, a must-read for health care practitioners and patients alike. Joel Samuels, MD

Choose between two versions:

CHES Program ID # 30199  Max CHES 15 hours / Advanced CHES 2 hours

CHES Program ID # 30200  Max CHES 25 hours / Advanced CHES 2 hours

Course Expiration Date
Aug-31-2021
Grouped product items
Product Name Price Qty
Book Only (1690)
$19.00
15 CE Online Test Only (1691CHES)
$116.00
25 CE Online Test Only (1692CHES)
$141.00
15 CE Book & Online Test (1693CHES)
$130.00
25 CE Book & Online Test (1694CHES)
$155.00

Book Details

Author
Year Published
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Publisher
North Atlantic Books
ISBN
978-1623171834
Format
Paperback
Page Count
352

Course Objectives

Choose between two versions:

CHES Program ID # 30199  Max CHES 15 hours / Advanced CHES 2 hours

CHES Program ID # 30200  Max CHES 25 hours / Advanced CHES 2 hours

CHES Competencies:

1.2.3 Review related literature

1.1.5 Apply ethical principles to the assessment process

1.4.3 Identify the impact of emerging social, economic, and other trends on health

3.1.6 Comply with legal standards that apply to implementation

Advanced Competencies:

1.1.4 Apply theories and/or models to assessment process

Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:

1. List five known functions of CBD.

2. Identify three differences between CBD and THC.

3. Explain the function of the endocannabinoid system and how it works.

4. Discuss how CBD handles chronically high levels of inflammation.


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Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)
Why we chose this book

This highly qualified grower and botanist has organized his extensive information, experience, and evidence-based research into a readable, interesting, hopeful text that readers will find thoroughly covers what we know today about CBD.  

About the author

Leonard Leinow, founded Synergy Wellness with over 3,500 members, a not-for-profit medical cannabis collective in California. He is a specialist in CBD medicinal properties and a pioneer in this aspect of the industry.

Juliana Birnbaum, a cultural anthropologist, is a prolific writer who has lived and worked all over the world, including with tribal leaders in the Brazilian Amazon.