Utah Medical Cannabis Pharmacy Agent Training

Course Curriculum

Utah Medical Cannabis Pharmacy Agent Training covers the best practices and safety procedures for pharmacy agents to follow to protect customer health and comply with state law. Students who complete this course will understand how cannabis is regulated in Utah, how to talk about cannabis, how not to talk about cannabis, and when to defer questions to the on-site pharmacist. They will have a clear understanding of the supply chain, how it is regulated, and how to navigate products available in the pharmacy.

Completion of the course results in dual certification by the State of Utah and Oaksterdam University. Oaksterdam’s training is only the second program certified by the State of Utah and the only program with a comprehensive curriculum that prepares pharmacy agents for the job.*

*The State of Utah only requires training on state laws and regulations. This program offers much more at a lower price. Once they complete this course and pass the final exam, they will be trained on all aspects of the job.

Course Curriculum

  1. Federal vs. State Laws
  2. Utah Laws & Regulations
  3. Pharmacy Agent Foundations
  4. Hygiene for Retail Workers
  5. The Effects of Cannabis
  6. Cultivar Selection
  7. Products, Methods of Ingestion & Dosage Considerations

Learning Outcomes

  • Be familiar with the cannabis laws and regulations in Utah and how to comply with them.
  • Identify the regulatory agencies overseeing the Utah medical cannabis program.
  • Understand how to appropriately discuss medical cannabis products with patients and help them navigate options in a pharmacy.
  • Communicate crucial information for public and patient safety.

About Our Self-Paced Electives

Self-Paced Programs are asynchronous, meaning you may log on and complete the courses anytime, anywhere that is convenient for you. You can access the course online as soon as you enroll.

Programs consist of reading materials developed by our expert faculty, accompanied by videos, texts, and recommended resources.

All self-paced programs include live links to a wealth of information that allow you to dig deeper into subjects of particular interest.

Each program also includes a Virtual Video and Resource Library with corresponding recorded lectures from our faculty.

Self-paced students receive access to virtual field trips, grow labs, the Oaksterdam Alumni Network, and more.

Completion of all requirements results in OU certification.

Utah Medical Cannabis Pharmacy Agent Training

Certification Program


Oaksterdam University’s Utah Medical Cannabis Pharmacy Agent Training provides the most comprehensive education for pursuing a career as a medical cannabis pharmacy agent in full compliance with Utah law. This online course consists of educational resources developed by industry leaders and pioneers and approved by the State of Utah.

DUAL CERTIFICATION: This course is only available online. There are no scheduled times. You may complete the modules at your own pace and have one calendar year to complete the course. A certificate of completion may be printed upon passage of the final exam.

Utah Medical Cannabis Pharmacy Agent Training

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