Justin Henderson, MSN, is a healthcare professional who has conducted extensive independent research into cannabis related subjects for more than 20 years.
Mr Henderson bridges many worlds with his diverse background and education. These include formal training in conventional and alternative healthcare. His passion for herbs first began in his 20’s while he was studying Horticulture at Temple University. In 1992 he completed his first proficiency certification in herbal medicine. From there he created a tincture making business and took Rosemary Gladstar’s course in herbal medicine. Desiring a deeper understanding and professional competence he enrolled in the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine where he took graduate level classes in botanical medicine as well as at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. Over the years he has amassed a powerful and diverse ingratiated knowledge base aimed at promoting human health.
Professionally he obtained his RN in 2002 and was a nurse practitioner from 2009-Oct 2016. He has been active with medical cannabis since 2008. He has offered cannabis counseling, education, training and medical evaluation in OR, WA, HI & CA with many thousands of patients.
Justin Henderson, RN, MSN
Patients Out of Time: Therapeutic Uses of Cannabis 2017
International Cannabis Business Conference 2016
Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition 2015
Oregon Marijuana Business Conference 2015
Clover Leaf University: Open a Cannabis business cert. 2015
International Cannabinoid Research Society’s (ICRS) symposium 2013
World Congress of Quantum Medicine – 2013
MSN (with Adult Nurse Practitioner major) Cum Laude
BS in Liberal Studies (with a duel focus in Chemistry & Biology) Cum Laude
ADN in Nursing (RN) with Honors
Graduate study at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
Graduate study at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine
Licensure & Certification:
Licensed Registered Nurse: State of Hawaii
AANP National Board Certification (Adult Nurse Practitioner focus) – 2009
CranioSacral Therapy I: Upledger Institute – 2011
Diploma in Osteopathic Manipulation: Osteopathic College of Ontario – 2008
Manipulative Therapy and Practice: www.ohwi.org – 2007
Advanced Cardiac Life Support: American Heart Association – 2007
Basic Life Support: American Heart Association – 2017
Hospice Volunteer Program: Mt Area Hospice – 2000
Reiki Master – 1997
Certified Hypnotherapist: Eastern Institute of Hypnotherapy – 1997
Certified Polarity Practitioner: Polarity Center – 1997
Neuro Emotional Technique: netmindbody.com – 1996 & 2013
Proficiency in Herbal Medicine: Artemis Institute – 1992
Mr Henderson graduated from Nursing school (RN) in 2002 and entered a competitive internship in an intensive care unit (ICU). His RN experience also includes work in the emergency department (ER), outpatient surgery, nurse education, alternative pain management and inpatient psychiatry. After graduating with his Masters in Nursing Science degree in 2009, he obtained National Board Certification as an Adult Nurse Practitioner with prescription writing privileges.
As a new graduate NP, he completed a 6-month full time pain management externship under the supervision of Board Certified Interventional Pain Specialist physicians. He then worked in private practice as an independent contractor providing alternative and complementary pain management and evaluation.
He is currently taking a sabbatical from his Health and Wellness practice in Honolulu focused on osteopathic manipulation. His current focus is on Botanical Blends of cannabis with other herbs.
Justin’s last medical practice