Medication Use and Substance Misuse in the Workplace [62.21]
Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

   Miranda Williams, Director of Pharmacy Program, Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation

Track: Drug-Free Workplace
Secondary Track: Workers' Compensation
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate

The BWC pharmacy program director discusses medication utilization and substance misuse. Hear about medication side effects, interactions, prevalence of substance misuse and prescription use in the workforce, how the workplace has been affected, and some of the available tools and resources for workers and employers. Disposing of unwanted/old medications and the BWC outpatient prescription medication payment process is also discussed.

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe medication side effects and interactions and their potential impact on worker safety.
2. Recognize the prevalence and dangers of substance misuse at work.
3. Identify proper medication use and disposal.
4. Describe BWC's First Fill Program.

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

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