The Human Body & Responsive Conditions to Medical Cannabis


In this online course, you will apply your knowledge of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) to take a big-picture look of the human body, and how cannabis products can have various medicinal effects on the different body systems.


Upon course completion, you will be able to:

  • Define the terms anatomy, physiology, pathology, and pathophysiology.
  • Define homeostasis and the two different types of metabolism, catabolism and anabolism.
  • Discuss how metabolic state influence the effects of cannabinoids on the human body.
  • Describe eight structural levels of the human body ranging from atoms to cells to the entire organism.
  • Describe the organization of cells in the human body to form body systems.
  • Identify the eleven major body systems.
  • Describe the function of the different body systems.
  • Identify the major organs in each system.
  • Describe the purpose, function, and structural components of the 11 body systems.
  • Recognize examples of disorders associated with each organ system and the effects cannabis has on these disorders.
  • Identify medical conditions for which medicinal marijuana is approved.
  • Define the implications for use of cannabinoids in the person diagnosed with cancer, epilepsy, pain, etc.
  • Describe the therapeutic effects of plant-based cannabinoids on systems of the human body.
  • Identify various therapeutic actions of cannabinoids/terpenes/flavonoids has on disorders/disease associated with each body system.
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