ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Medical Cannabis Practitioner Program teaches individuals how to provide cannabis services and products for patients with a physician approval; and received reasonable compensation under the California Medicinal and Adult Use of Cannabis Regulations and Safety Act (MAUCRSA).
As a clinical teaching Program, participants are able to gain experience in providing services and products for qualified patients. Program participants have the opportunity to observe and work with an experienced Practitioner who is providing patient services in-person or via Tele-health.
Program participants include nurses, chiropractors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, pharmacists, physical therapists, health care providers and educators, who are interested in gaining knowledge and experience in providing medicinal cannabis services and products for qualified patients.
COMPLETING THE PROGRAM
Participants have the option to complete the Program, ON-LINE or ON-SITE at the MCC located at 52 North Mentor Avenue in Pasadena.
The Program includes twenty-five (25) hours of person-to-person training and five (5) hours of on-line recorded training.
Training sessions are scheduled around the Participant’s work schedule. Participants have up to thirty (30) days to complete the Program. The MCC serves as an on-going resource for MCC Practitioners.
Session I: California Medicinal and Adult Use of Cannabis Regulations and Safety Act (MAUCRSA)
A. Overview of MAUCRSA
B. Regulations authorizing individuals to provide cannabis services and products for reasonable compensation
C. Medical Cannabis “Retail License Exemption” granted to state Health Care Facility (HCF) Licensees
Session II: Cannabis as a Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
A. SB 577 CAM Practitioner Disclosure Statement
B. Optional City Business License as a CAM Practitioner
C. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Patient Informational Booklet
Session III: Patient Information
A. About the Plant
B. The endogenous cannabinoid system (ECS)
C. Risks and side Effects
D. Formulas for specific medical conditions
E. Drug Interactions
F. Ingestion method
H. State Regulations regarding the medicinal use of cannabis
Session IV: CBD and THC Product Sources
A. Individual Cultivators under SEC. 137 Sec 11362.765 (HSC)
B. Licensed CBD manufacturers
C. THC Product Sources
D. State licensed cannabis cultivators and manufacturers
E. Product Formulation and White Labeling
F. On-line Course on CBD Product Formulation
Session V: Patient Services
A. Patient Intake documents
B. Collecting patient data on product efficacy
C. Providing Services on-line via Tele-Health
D. Sample Practitioner Square webpage
Joe Grumbine is widely recognized, in the cannabis industry, for his extensive knowledge and experience in the development and production of cannabinoid-based medicines. Joe is the Founder and CEO of Willow Creek Springs, a licensed manufacturer of CBD products that are sold nationally. Joe draws on his years of experience with medicinal herbs, to produce cannabinoid-based medicines that incorporate selected herbs, that work in tandem with the cannabinoids, to produce uniquely effective therapeutic treatments.
Liz McDuffie has held the roles of Director and Instructor at the MCC since 2006. As the Director, Ms. McDuffie is responsible for the development of the MCC educational program.
The MCC issues a Certificate upon completion of the Program.
A full refund is issued if requested by Participant prior to starting Session III.
Please complete the Online Application Form (See Button below)
The Program Director will respond within 24 hours to scheduled an interview to discuss the Program and answer questions prior to Registration.