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Certified CBD Consultant Accreditation

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Course Description and Syllabus

Curriculum Creator, Instructor and Chief Medical Officer:

ADAM ABODEELY, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS
  • Title: Chief Medical Director of Curriculum.
  • Company: ReserveMD
  • Specialization: Patient Care, Education
  • Location: Lake Placid, NY
  • Website: reservemdhealth.com
 
 
 
 

Course Description

The CBD industry is booming and needs your help to continue to grow. But, as a new vertical, there are many evolving complexities that require strategic know-how and the most up-to-date knowledge on the nuisances of the industry to get ahead. This course offers the key essentials to prepare you to take on these demands and help your client reach their goals.
 
Whether you are a medical professional, CBD company, consultant, or looking to break into the CBD industry in a big and meaningful way, this course will provide you the most recent and valuable information to help lead clients to success.    
 
The Certified CBD Consultant (CCBDC) credential shows that you have the skills to work with clients and patients today—and entertain the research of tomorrow. You’ll gain the confidence to tailor CBD into basic health and wellness programs.
 
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Syllabus

Certified CBD Consultant (CCBDC)

The History of Cannabis

The History of Cannabis course will take an in-depth and view at the history and timeline of the cannabis plant and its relationship with humans. The first known use of cannabis by humans dates to nearly 10,000 years ago and this course will examine the ups and downs that the plant has had up into the present day. We will examine the use of hemp oil and seed for food and commodities as well as trace the origins of medical use and how that has evolved over time. From ancient remedies to modern science, the History of Cannabis course will provide insight the chronological progression of this now common plant. 

Cannabis Sativa – Intro to Botany

Dive into the exciting realm of cannabis botany with the Cannabis Sativa – Intro to Botany Course. This course will examine the plant from a biological perspective to provide a better understanding on a botanical level. We will learn how to differentiate the 3 main species of cannabis and identify the full anatomy of the plant from seed to flower. The varying life cycle, systems, and other elements of the plant will be discussed in depth and allow students a full grasp on what makes cannabis thrive in nature and how we have adapted the plant for human consumption.

Cannabis Sativa & Chemical Compounds

The Cannabis Sativa & Chemical Compounds course will provide a functional knowledge of what makes up the cannabis plant on a chemical level. The course will examine each of the chemical constituents of the plant and how these contribute to its various life cycles. Students will take a look at the primary and secondary compounds that exist within the plant, the characteristics of each, and how they affect the plant during its growth stages and after harvest. The course will provide the basic understanding of cannabis from a botanical, anatomical, and chemical level.

Cannabis Sativa – Plant Anatomy

Learn everything there is to know about the cannabis plant from the inside out with the Cannabis Sativa – Plant Anatomy Course. The anatomy of cannabis is an ever important aspect of its development and relationship with humans and this course will instruct and educate participants on each and every aspect in this regard. Learn each part of the plant, why it is important, and how these various components affect and shape the plant through its life stages. From roots to flowers, each part of the plant has an important function and this course will fully demonstrate the overall significance of each.

Concentrates

Gain a better understanding into the complex and popular realm of cannabis concentrates with the Concentrates Course. This course will examine the process of producing extracts for consumption as well as the most common applications for their use. Learn how many popular products are produced and how important concentrates are to the industry as a whole. From topicals to tinctures and everything in between, the world of cannabis concentrates is ever expanding and this course will provide participants with a full understanding of their importance and use.

Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)

The Delta-9-tetrahdrocannabinol (THC) course will focus on one of the most common and popular cannabinoids. Known primarily for its psychoactive effects, THC has traditionally been one of the most studied and better understood compounds within the cannabis plant. This course will highlight the cannabinoids properties and how it works within the endocannabinoid system to cause the many effects that common cannabis consumption is known for. The course will also dive into the growing medical knowledge and many benefits of THC.

Cannabidiol (CBD)

Gain an expert understanding of one of the most used and in demand compounds of the cannabis plant with the Cannabidiol (CBD) Course. This course will dive into the history of research and study into CBD alongside the many amazing benefits it has been shown to exhibit for a wide variety of conditions. Through its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, CBD has a wide potential for common use. New medical and preclinical studies have shown many other amazing and in-depth effects on serious conditions such as seizures and psychosis. This course will give insight into the growing and ever-popular realm of CBD.

Cannabichromene (CBC)

Insight and research into lesser known cannabinoids can provide an advantage for anyone interested in cannabis or involved within the industry. The Cannabichromene (CBC) Course will provide participants with breakthroughs and developments into this compound produced in the juvenile phase of the cannabis plant and the many potential benefits and uses it possesses. Preclinical studies show a wide variety of uses for CBC and this course will take an in-depth look at many of them.

Cannabigerol (GBG)

Of the lesser known cannabinoids, cannabigerol is proving to be intriguing and of interest for its many different potential uses and unique interaction within the endocannabinoid system. The Cannabigerol (CBG) course is dedicated exclusively to this compound and will take a full look at its structure and the many potential uses it displays. Early studies of CBG have shown great promise for treating serious conditions such as certain types of cancer and this course will illuminate much of the cutting edge research currently being conducted in regards to CBG.

Cannabinol

Insight and research into lesser known cannabinoids can provide an advantage for anyone interested in cannabis or involved within the industry. The Cannabinol (CBN) Course will provide participants with breakthroughs and developments into this compound produced in the juvenile phase of the cannabis plant and the many potential benefits and uses it possesses. Preclinical studies show a wide variety of uses for CBN and this course will take an in-depth look at many of them.

Beyond Common Cannabinoids

Dive deep into a better understanding of the cannabis plants and the way in which its chemical compounds effect the human body. The Beyond Common Cannabinoids Course will examine many of the compounds found within the plant that do not receive as much attention from mainstream knowledge and understanding. The course will examine acidic cannabinoids which are the precursors to many of the cannabinoids most are familiar with as well as describe in detail the benefits and interactions terpenes and flavonoids have. Participants will learn the benefits of these compounds and how they interact within the plant and upon consumption.

Entourage Effect

Gain a powerful understanding of how the many compounds found within the cannabis plant encourage and interact with one another in the Entourage Effect Course. Evidence is showing that when different cannabinoids are used in conjunction with one another rather than as isolated compounds, an entourage effect occurs which amplifies potential benefits and uses. Become well aware of how the effect occurs and the potential benefits that can exists when multiple cannabinoids are used in a symbiotic fashion.

The Endocannabinoid System

Nearly every living organism has an endocannabinoid system (ECS). The Endocannabinoid System course will examine this complex biological system and how it utilizes the compounds found within cannabis. Participants will learn how to define the ECS, the role the system plays within the body and the components that make up the system as a whole. They will also learn how common cannabinoids such as CBD and THC are utilized by the ECS and how critical of a role the system plays within the human body.

Consumption Methods & Drug Delivery Systems

Gain in-depth and intriguing understanding of how cannabis is consumed and utilized within the human body with the Consumption Methods & Drug Delivery Systems Course. This course will look at the many different methods that cannabis is able to be consumed and how the compounds within the plant are delivered differently through each. Learn the science behind the varying methods of consumption and the processes by which the body utilizes cannabis via these means. A better understanding of proper dose and delivery will be afforded to all participants in this course.

CBD and the Interaction with the Human ECS

Learn how CBD interacts with the human endocannabinoid system with this course. As one of the most well-known and beneficial compounds of the cannabis plant, CBD has the potential to treat many physical and psychological conditions. Participants in this course will gain a background knowledge into all CBD can do and how the endocannabinoid system utilizes and harnesses the power of this potent cannabinoid. The science into this field is steadily growing and this course will examine the ways in which CBD targets receptors, enzymes, ion channels, and transporters within the human body.

Extraction Techniques and Plant Compounds

The Extraction Techniques and Plant Compounds course will afford you with a vast working knowledge of how cannabinoids and other compounds are extracted for consumption from the cannabis plant. This course will teach participants the process of extraction from raw biomass to end product and all of the different methods in which this can be done. They will learn the three most common extraction techniques and the differences between each as well as the benefits and process of each.

CBD for Health, Wellness, & Medical Ailments

The CBD for Health, Wellness, & Medical Ailments course will focus on all things related to CBD and how this powerful cannabinoid is progressing the future of many common and often misunderstood conditions. The course will go through many of the common uses of CBD as well as look at a number of clinical studies and proven research that has pushed CBD into the spotlight. From sleep and mood disorders to pain and inflammation, CBD is proving to provide many different benefits upon consumption and this course will take a good look at them all.

Dosing, Safety Concerns, and the Approach to CBD Counseling

The rise in popularity of CBD has led to much progress but also plenty of confusion. False claims and misleading information can cause frustration and health problems for many people and so it is imperative to understand how to properly use this cannabinoid. The Dosing, Safety Concerns, and the Approach to CBD Counseling Course will provide participants a detailed understanding of why these concerns are relevant and how they can be addressed. The course will highlight the safety profile of CBD and practical dosing recommendations alongside providing a better understanding of products and making claims about them. It will take a look at CBD and other drug interactions as well as the historical challenges in understanding the pharmacokinetics of CBD.

Understanding Quality Cannabis Products & Formulations

The boom of the cannabis industry has led to a huge growth in the amount of products and formulations now available to the public for personal and medical use. The Understanding Quality Cannabis Products & Formulations Course will highlight the importance of these factors in the industry as well as how to discern between quality products and their counterparts. The course will look at different carrier oils and examine the differences between each as well as things to watch out for in vaping products to avoid potentially harmful side-effects. Quality is a major concern in this expanding industry and this course will illuminate many facets of this need.

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