Classes for Healthcare Providers

Summer 2020 Schedule

(Class dates subject to change due to COVID-19 pandemic)

The Real Pain of the Opioid Epidemic

Johnson County Community College

July 9, 2020 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The United States is in the midst of a public health crisis involving the misuse of and addiction to opioid drugs. Opioid overdose rates are on the rise, and about 130 people per day lose their lives due to opioid overdose. As a healthcare professional, you play an important role in helping to reverse this trend. During this class, you will learn how the opioid epidemic evolved, the devastating consequences, and prevention and treatment strategies.

The Role of the Healthcare Professional in Pharmacy Benefit Optimization

Johnson County Community College

July 23, 2020 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Healthcare professionals play a vital role in improving the health literacy of their patients, and ensuring that their patients get the treatment they need for an affordable cost. This interactive class focuses on the pharmacy benefit portion of health insurance, and will provide you with tools to help your patients better understand and optimize their pharmacy benefit.

Diabetes: Still Deadly and On the Rise

Johnson County Community College

July 30, 2020 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in America. In 2012, 29.1 million people (9.3% of the population) had diabetes, consuming $245 billion in total costs. 1.4 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year, with 208,000 of those Americans being under the age of twenty. It contributes to hypertension, hyperlipidemia, cardiovascular disease, strokes, blindness, renal failure and amputations. In this compelling workshop you will learn the pathophysiology of Diabetes Type I and Type II, prevention strategies and nonpharmacological and pharmacological treatments.

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