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Institute of Emerging Health Professions - Cannabinoid Pharmacology is organized by Thomas Jefferson University (TJU). 

The graduate certificate in Cannabinoid Pharmacology is outlined to train learners with the mechanisms of drug action and features of pharmacokinetics as it correlates to cannabis.

Continue Education Credits:
Applied CNS Pharmacology and Toxicology (optional)--- 3 Hours
Cannabinoid Pharmacology & Toxicology --- 3 Hours
Cannabinoid Pharmacokinetics --- 3 Hours
Cultural History, Regulation, and Policy of Cannabis --- 3 Hours
Cannabinoid Research Design --- 3 Hours

The legal cannabis industry is predicted to be one of the fastest-growing sectors of the US economy over the next decade. There are, however, some educational sessions that provide scientists, researchers, and clinicians to connect this burgeoning field. This is the very first-of-its-kind graduate certificate in Cannabinoid Pharmacology, which is now ready for interested students with a suitable background in chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, or physiology.

At the conclusion of the Certification in Cannabinoid Pharmacology program, students must be able to,
• Review drug action mechanisms(pharmacodynamics)
• Define central nervous system neurotransmission
• Explain features of pharmacokinetics (administration, distribution, metabolism, excretion)
• Explain the pharmacology of stimulants, depressants, cannabinoids, hallucinogens, antipsychotics
• Abstract current awareness of drug abuse complications and addiction
• Outline the historical use of cannabis
• Examine the changes in public opinion about cannabis use
• Review past and current US government cannabis-related regulations and regulatory topics

Fall 2020 Start Date:  September 1, 2020
Program Length:
1-2 years

FALL 2018:
• Applied CNS Pharmacology and Toxicology (prerequisite)
Course Number: CPY 500
Credit Hours: 3

• Cultural History, Regulation, and Policy of Cannabis
Course Number: CPY 510
Credit Hours: 3

SPRING 2019:
• Cannabinoid Pharmacology & Toxicology
Course Number: CPY 501
Credit Hours: 3

SUMMER 2019:
• Cannabinoid Pharmacokinetics
Course Number: CPY 506
Credit Hours: 3

Intended Audience

Alternative Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology

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