Course Objectives: After completion of this course, the participants will:
- Understand the current state of cannabis access in New Jersey. Discuss the barriers to access, the limitations of research and the potential for future access.
- Describe and list the uses of each major cannabinoids: THC, CBD, CBG, CBN
- Describe and define cannabis as a potential replacement for conventional pain management therapies: opioids, steroids, NSAIDS, etc.
- Analyze the routes and methods of administration for cannabis, including inhalation, topical and ingestion routes.
This course examines the therapeutic potential of the major cannabinoids: THC, CBD, CBG, CBN for the management of acute and chronic pain. Participants will explore the practices of New Jersey Alternative Medicine, a six-office cannabis certification center specializing in the management of pain, anxiety, sleep disorders and more, using cannabis, hemp and the essential oils of cannabis called Terpenes.
Credits: 3 CEU’s [AGD code#: 157]
Instructor: Nicole Greco, R.D.H., B.S., M.A.
Nicole Greco, R.D.H., B.S., M.A.; is a Cannabis Educator with New Jersey Alternative Medicine and a Holistic Dental Hygienist. Nicole spent 15 years as a formal dental hygiene educator, serving as Dean for Baker College of Auburn Hills, Michigan which sadly closed August 2016. She has held Dental Hygiene licenses in four states (NY, NJ, PA, MI) and medical marijuana cards in three states (MI, CA, NJ). Nicole is looking to share the miracles she witnesses in both Holistic Dentistry using microscopy, ozone therapy and probiotics and Alternative Medicine using Cannabis, Hemp and the essential oils of Cannabis called Terpenes. Education: Master of Arts in Health Education, Columbia University. Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene, New York University