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Education for the Week of May 31

Register today for the upcoming education during the week of May 31. Check out our event calendar for other upcoming educational opportunities from SDAHO and other organizations. If you have any questions on SDAHO education, please contact Michella.Sybesma@SDAHO.ORG. Click on the session title for more information and to register for the session.

June 1, 1pm CST | Marijuana and the Workplace: Issues & Best Practices for Healthcare Employers, Presented by Christine Thelen & Jeff Duncan, Lane Powell
Evolving marijuana laws often create workplace challenges, and those challenges can be even more complex for healthcare employers. This presentation will provide healthcare employers practical guidance to effectively plan for and lawfully navigate workforce-related marijuana issues. This will include senior living and healthcare employment policies and practices regarding recreational marijuana, medical marijuana, off-duty use, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)/reasonable accommodation issues; and drug testing.

June 2, 11am CST | Legalization of Marijuana: The Impacts in Colorado, Presented by Doris Gundersen, MD

In November 2000, Amendment 20 was passed in the state of Colorado which legalized the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, namely illnesses refractory to conventional treatments. A small enterprise was envisioned. However what followed was exponential growth in distribution and use. By 2013 the state had changed its law to include recreational use leading to the full commercialization of marijuana. Since that decision, a variety of public health and safety trends and statistics have been published, raising questions about the long-term impacts of marijuana use on health care, medical regulation and public safety.
Dr. Gundersen will review the regulations created by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment which govern the sale and use of marijuana in the state. She will review guidelines physicians should consider if and when they choose to make recommendations for the use of marijuana. She will share both potential benefits and risks of marijuana use in both medicinal and recreational demographics. Finally, Dr. Gundersen will share the impact of liberalized marijuana laws on public health and safety.

June 3, 1pm CST | Optimizing 340B Specialty Pharmacy, Presented by SunRx
As the specialty pharmaceutical industry continues to see growth, there may be opportunities for significant savings to your 340B program. The need to optimize 340B savings is greater now than ever especially considering the Manufacturer constraints that have complicated the 340B program.

In this session, we will share valuable insights for consideration in developing your 340B specialty pharmacy strategy and we will cover:

Why an entity should consider 340B Specialty Contract Pharmacy relationships
The growth of specialty pharmacy and the opportunities for savings
Navigating the complexities of specialty pharmacy
Answering any questions you may have regarding specialty pharmacy in your 340B program.
Please join us for this informative webinar event, with special guest, Mary Van Hoozer, Managing Principal of Specialty Pharmacy at SUNRx, where we will be sharing some insights on how your organization can position itself with 340B Specialty Pharmacy.

For more information on these and other opportunities click here.

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