Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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Course Created: 2017
Practice Level: Intermediate
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Jassin M. Jouria, MD
Jassin M. Jouria is a medical doctor, professor of academic medicine, and medical author. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and has completed his clinical clerkship training in various teaching hospitals throughout New York, including King’s County Hospital Center and Brookdale Medical Center, among others. Dr. Jouria has served as a test prep tutor and instructor for Kaplan. He has developed several medical courses and curricula for a variety of educational institutions. Dr. Jouria has also served on multiple levels in the academic field including faculty member and Department Chair. Dr. Jouria continues to serves as a Subject Matter Expert for several continuing education organizations covering multiple basic medical sciences.
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Cannabis species and subspecies have been used medicinally for over 5,000 years. In the United States, the regulation of cannabis as a Schedule I drug has hampered the study of cannabis and its medicinal uses. The 1996 legalization of marijuana in California was followed by more states including the District of Columbia. Consequently, recent reviews and studies related to medicinal marijuana have been done, specifically on whether cannabis is effective for medicinal purposes, such as the treatment of nausea and vomiting, appetite stimulation in chronic diseases and pain, as well as other health conditions reviewed in this course.
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- Discuss the botany of cannabis
- Describe the use of medical marijuana for chronic pain
- Describe cannabis delivery systems
- Explain the health risks of medical marijuana
A Brief History Of Hemp
Medical Marjuana: A Historical Overview
The Botany Of Cannabis
Cannabinoids As Therapeutic Agents
The Pharmacology Of Medical Marijuana
Other Medical Conditions
Medical Marijuana/Cannabis Laws By State
Medical Cannabis’ Potency, Action And Absorption
Potency, Purity and Dose
Cannabis Delivery Systems
Dosing of Cannabis for Medical Conditions
Cannabis Administration and Drug Interactions
Health Risks Associated With Medical Cannabis
Mental Health Risks
The Future Direction Of Medicinal Cannabis
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