Energy Drinks and Employee Wellness [53.21]
Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Time: 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

   Matthew Hale, Health Center Manager, Occupational Health Nurse, Vertiv-Premise Health Care

Track: Health and Wellness
Secondary Track: All Industries and Workplaces
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate

The speaker presents a history and definition of energy drinks and provides information about how they affect the body’s cardiovascular and neurological systems. Side effects of consuming energy drinks are discussed both good and bad. The concerns of consuming energy drinks in working environments are covered, such as employees with pre-existing medical conditions (e.g., diabetes, hypertension, and cardiac disease). Leave with a better understanding of the hazards of over-consuming energy drinks, potential side effects of energy drinks on individuals with pre-existing medical conditions, and how energy drinks can provide both positive and negative effects on our workers.

Learning Objectives:
1. Explain the potential health risks associated with the consumption of energy drinks.
2. Describe the potential dangerous cardiac and physiological changes that can occur after the consumption of energy drinks.
3. Identify individuals with the highest risks to develop issues consuming energy drinks.
4. Recognize work environments that may contribute to issues associated with consuming energy drinks.

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  CCM: 1
  CRC: 1
  RN: 1
  CDMS: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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