Marijuana and Cannabinoid Neuroscience

$3.00 | CEU Hours:1.00 | Beginning

*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal. Please see our NBCC category of courses here.

 

CEU Course Description

This short CEU course focuses on the neurological and psychiatric effects of marijuana, other cannabinoids, and the endocannabinoid system.  Both the adverse and the potential therapeutic effects of the cannabinoid system are discussed.

Article Author: Ken Mackie, M.D., et al.
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Explain the relationship between anandamide / CB1 receptor signaling and anxiety and fear.

2.  Investigate the factors that can affect the association between adolescent cannabis use and increased risk for psychosis.

3.  Identify the “stress-responsive” endocannabinoid.

4.  Describe the cannabinoid that is effective at controlling specific cardinal symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

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