Providing Services and Products as a Medical Cannabis Practitioner

Course fee: $
750
As scheduled

LEAD INSTRUCTOR

Liz McDuffie has held the roles of Director and Instructor at MCC since 2006. Liz is approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) to teach California Senate Bill 94 Regulations related to the medicinal and adult use of cannabis under the (CDSS) Continuing Education Program for Health Care Facility (HCF) Licensees and Administrators. Ms. McDuffie serves on the Advisory Board for the National Institute of Health (NIH) Study of Cannabis Use Among Adults in Los Angeles County. Liz has completed post graduate studies in Public Administration at the University of Southern California and has owned and operated businesses in the Pasadena area including a moving and storage company, a women’s consignment store and a medical cannabis information and resource center.

CERTIFICATION

The MCC issues a Certification upon the completion of the Training Program Modules.

REFUND POLICY

A full refund is made if the Participant withdraws from the Program prior to starting Module III.

The Medical Cannabis Caregivers (MCCDirectory.org) trains individuals who are interested in providing medical cannabis services and products as a Practitioner. Experience in the healthcare industry is beneficial; but not required to enroll in the Program.

The MCC Training Program teaches and demonstrates how CBD and cannabis products are provided as a Medical Cannabis Practitioner under California Senate Bill 94 Regulations for the medicinal and adult use of cannabis.

Program participants gain an understanding of the regulatory framework of Senate Bill 94 and learn how to provide the information and resources patients need to use cannabis as a medicinal treatment. Participants learn how to obtain a City license as a Practitioner.

The Program highlights the opportunities for Practitioners and serves as an on-going resource for product sources, job opportunities, patient data collective, information and support services.

The MCC Training Program may be completed on-site OR on-line. ON-LINE Training is Live via Webinar. Training includes clinical experience working with patients on-site or on-line via Tele-Health.

The Program consists of seven (7) Training Modules. Each Training Module takes approximately two (2) to three (3) hours to complete. The total time to complete all of the Modules is generally 14 to 21 hours.

Participants may scheduled the completion of the Modules and have up to two (2) weeks to complete all Modules. Training also includes a minimum of ten (10) hours clinical experience working with patients on-line via Tele-Health. A Certification is issued on completion of the Program.

SEE TRAINING COURSE SYLLABUS SHOWN BELOW

Syllabus

TRAINING SYLLABUS

MODULE I:  UNDERSTANDING THE REGULATIONS

A.     Senate Bill 94:  medicinal and adult use of cannabis
B.     State Agencies
C.     Types of Licenses under SB 94
D.     General Regulations
E.     Retailer License Exemption granted to HCF Licensees

MODULE II:  COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE (CAM)

A.     Cannabis as a Complementary and Alternative Medicine
B.     CAM Categories
C.     CAM Practitioners specializing in cannabinoid therapeutics
D.     Practitioner Disclosure under SB 577

MODULE III:  GETTING SET UP TO PROVIDE SERVICES

A.     Business Name and Legal Entity
B.     Bank Account
D.     Sellers Permit
E.     Website
F.     Merchant Services
G.    City Business License
H.    Location
I.      Insurance

MODULE IV:   PATIENTS WITH PRIMARY CAREGIVERS

A.      Definition of Primary Caregiver
B.      SB 94 Regulations related to a Primary Caregiver
C.      Primary Caregiver Designation

MODULE V:  PATIENT SERVICES

A.      Practitioner Services via Tele-Medicine
B.      Patient Orientation on Medicinal Cannabis
C.      Forms Required to Provide Cannabis Products as a Practitioner
D.      Patient Intake and Record System
E.      Patient Data Collection

MODULE VI:  PRODUCTS

A.     CBD Products
B.     Cannabis Products
C.     Product Formulas
D.     Testing Labs

MODULE VII:  OPPORTUNITIES FOR MEDICAL CANNABIS PRACTITIONERS

A.      Working with State Licensed Health Care Facilities
B.      Health Expos
C.      Opening a Medical Cannabis Practitioner Office
D.      Working with State Licensed Cannabis Retailers

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Health care experience is beneficial but not required