Class Overview

Medical Marijuana Consultant Certification Course | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

Our Medical Marijuana Consultant training program is approved by the Washington State Department of Health, and satisfies the education requirements for those who wish to become certified as a Medical Marijuana Consultant. It is also one of only three Washington State approved certification programs.

All medically-endorsed retail marijuana stores are required to have a certified Medical Marijuana Consultant on staff to provide services to medical patients.

Topics include:

  • State laws and rules relating to marijuana
  • Qualifying conditions and their common symptoms
  • Short- and long-term positive and negative effects of cannabinoids
  • Products that may benefit qualifying patients
  • Risks and warning signs of overuse, abuse and addiction
  • Safe handling of marijuana products
  • Ethics, customer privacy and rights

After successfully completing this course and receiving certification, you'll be recognized by the State of Washington as a Medical Marijuana Consultant.

For more information on the Medical Marijuana Consultant Certification requirements, please visit the Washington State Department of Health.

Learning Outcomes

  • Collaboration: Contribute effectively to groups by evaluating different perspectives
  • Communication: Exchange ideas and information through intentional listening, reading, speaking, writing and presenting
  • Critical Thought: Analyze, reflect and synthesize information to identify issues, formulate hypotheses, develop strategies and solve problems
  • Applied Learning: Select, understand, evaluate and use appropriate information resources, theoretical models, quantitative techniques and technology tools

Who Should Take this Certification Program?

  • Owners and/or employees of recreational marijuana establishments that offer medical marijuana products and services
  • Anyone interested in opening or working for a recreational marijuana establishment that plans to offer medical marijuana products and services

Student Testimonials

I enjoyed and appreciated the very comprehensive coursework for the WA state certification for medical marijuana consultants. It has been informative, thought-provoking and based on science, researchers, educators and others. --Student

Session Details

  • Class ID: 8217
  • Instructor: Trey Reckling
  • When: Self-paced; 4/6/20-6/19/20
  • Total Number of Hours: 20
  • Where: Online
  • Fee: $385
  • Additional Notes: Open enrollment April 6-June 19; the last date to register is June 1.