This Cannabis, Chronic Pain, and Related Disorders course is designed to have you think critically about the health effects of cannabis (i.e., marijuana) in the context of chronic pain, opioid use disorder, obesity, sleep dysfunction and cancer. We'll learn about the epidemiology and etiology of these conditions, the harms/benefits of current treatments, and learn how to evaluate the literature on cannabis for these conditions. We will discuss special considerations for using cannabis for these conditions, such as dose, timing, side effects, and drug interactions. Lastly, we'll discuss how it is being used in the context of palliative care. Obtaining this knowledge will be helpful in terms of informing public policy, public health, and personal decisions regarding the use of cannabis products.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM CANNABIS, CHRONIC PAIN, AND RELATED DISORDERS
I finished evrything up but theres now student assignment to rate. Because of that, I cannt' get my certificate.
This class is amazing. I am a person with a chronic pain disorder and this class has been eye opening so far <3
Fantastic, very detailed, and a good mix f topics around the course.
Fantastic course. Great Guests and reading. Wush professor Hutchinson would speak a little slower :-(.
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