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CBD and Phytocannabinoids: What You Need to Know

Event date: 4/18/2019 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM Export event


Workshop Objectives

At the end of this workshop, attendees will be able to:

·        Describe the endocannabinoid system

·        Differentiate between endocannabinoids and phytocannabinoids

·        Identify the plants in the cannabis genus and species

·        Recognize the influence of historical politics on cannabis in the United States

·        Compare and contrast clinical applications of CBD and THC

·        Summarize recent research on phytocannabinoids

·        Describe factors that influence availability  of topical CBD and phytocannabinoids  products

·        State resources that govern scope of practice for professional use of topical phytocannabinoids

·        Explain third party verification and its relevance to plant-based products

·        List resources to monitor changes in legal use of topical CBD in professional practice



InstructorVirginia S. Cowen, PhD
About the Instructor Multi-talented professional with over 20 years’ experience in fitness and wellness. Subject matter expert nonpharmacologic and complementary/alternative therapies for pain and chronic conditions. Hands on expertise in massage, yoga, Pilates, and personal training using a range of techniques. Published author. Successful creator of interdisciplinary professional education programs for small group or online delivery. Sought after presenter on evidence-based health and wellness topics. Technical expertise in scientific writing, literature review, applied clinical research, and comparative-effectiveness research study design.
Subject BreakdownIntroductions and Agenda Overview of the Endocannabinoid System • Discovery • Anatomy & physiology • Endocannabinoids •anandamide •2-arachidonoylglycerol • Fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH) inhibitors • Clinical implications Cannabis • Marihuana, marijuana, and hemp botanical summary • History of cannabis in the U.S. Phytocannabinoids and endocannabinoids • CBD • THC • Other cannabinoids Research on phytocannabinoids • Medical CBD • Medical cannabis • CBD for wellness and consumer use • Challenges in cannabis research Legal Implications for topical use • The 2018 Agriculture Improvement Act • State regulations • The importance of third party verification • Professional scope of practice Summary
Total Credits3.00
FormatIn person - Live
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