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Lunch & Learn

DateBox EventDetailTime EventDetailLocation
Nov
14
Wed
Nov 14, 2018
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
MidMichigan Medical Center - West Branch
West Branch, MI

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Lunch & Learn is also offered...

Dec
12
Wed
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
MidMichigan Medical Center - West Branch
West Branch, MI
Registration Open

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

This program will be held in the Executive Dining Room.

Space is limited and registration is required.

Fees & Payment

There is no fee for this event.

Description

Lunch & Learn

Alternatives to Opioids

Pain medicine can be addicting and dangerous. It is the number one cause of accidental death in the United States and kills more people than motor vehicle crashes. Misuse of prescription pain killers is a large part of the problem. We’re committed to providing you pain relief that is safe and appropriate.

Please join Richard Bowen, RPh, director of the pharmacy at MidMichigan Medical Center – West Branch as he discusses:

  • Recent law changes in the State of Michigan regarding prescriptions
  • Opioid Task Force
  • Work that is being done to provide support in the Emergency Department for patients
  • Alternatives for pain relief

Richard Bowen, RPh, has more than 16 years of working as a long-term care pharmacist including consulting work, management and customer service. Rick joined the medical center as a staff pharmacist and was recently promoted to director of the pharmacy department at the Medical Center in West Branch. He makes certain that patient care remains the focus of the department. He  serves on the trauma team, is ACLS certified and remains involved with the evolution of the profession through associated groups and activities.

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location
1. Wed, November 14 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM MidMichigan Medical Center - West Branch

Location Details

  • MidMichigan Medical Center - West Branch
    2463 S. M-30
    West Branch, MI 48661
    Main: 989-345-3660

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Those register for 2018 classes, please use the following promotion code: Receive a discount when you register for Preparation for Childbirth, Breastfeeding: Healthy Beginnings, and Baby Care Boot Camp. Place all three of these classes in your cart and enter promo code BB15 at checkout and receive a $15 dollar discount.

Those registering for 2019 classes, please use the following promotion code: Save $30 when you register for all three Healthy Beginnings classes: Pregnancy, Labor & DeliveryInfant Feeding & Safety; and Baby Care Boot Camp. Place all three of these classes in your cart before checkout and then enter promo code BB30 at checkout.

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