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Webinar:_Prescription_Drugs_of_Abu se_and_Misuse_in_Jails_and_Prisons

Live Webinar
Date and Time 
June 28, 2019 - 1pm ET | 12pm CT | 11am MT | 10am PT
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Webinar Summary
Are you and your agency knowledgeable of commonly abused and/or misused prescription medications in correctional settings? Have you considered prescription drugs which can be used as weapons? If you are interested in learning from pharmacists from the largest correctional system in the United States as well as a state department of corrections, come and join NIC for this interactive one (1) hour webinar!
Through a series of interactive activities, including polling and chat, we will explore how the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Health Services Division and the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) is addressing these challenges. Additionally, this webinar is an overview of BOP’s Drugs of Abuse & Misuse Initiative. During the webinar, participants will have the opportunity to hear from pharmacists in BOP facilities and the Maryland DPSCS on how they are addressing this ongoing challenge.
Who Should Attend?
Healthcare practitioners, clinical administrators, statewide and agency correctional health authorities, wardens/superintendents, and other operational executives in adult and juvenile jail and prison settings.
NIC recommends that sites with multiple attendees consider registering and viewing the webinar together to facilitate implementation of webinar content into practice.
How Do I Register?
Follow this link to NIC's WebEx Event Center and click Register:
Jessica Murrer, PharmD, BCPS, Chief Pharmacist, FDC SeaTac
Tami Rodriguez, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP, Southeast Region Chief Pharmacist
Brian LaPlant, PharmD, MS, MHA, BCPP, CPH, North Central Region Chief Pharmacist
Michael Richards, CAC-AD, Maryland DPSCS
Whom Do I Contact for More Information?
Anita Grant, CAPT USPHS, Corrections Health Manager, NIC
Webinar technical support: Leslie LeMaster, Correctional Program Specialist
How Do I Participate Effectively In a WebEx Event Center Webinar? How Do I Get Ready?
To attend an NIC WebEx Event Center webinar, you will need a hands-free telephone, a headset or earbuds, and an internet-enabled computer. For optimum learning, you need to be in a quiet place, free from distractions and interruptions, preferably sight-and-sound separated from others, where you can concentrate on what is happening during the webinar. A separate office space with a door to close is an ideal setting. You can test your computer system compatibility prior to the webinar at this link
Connecting to the webinar audio bridge via a hands-free telephone is optimal, using earbuds or a headset connected to your phone or cell phone so your hands are free to interact with your keyboard.
WebEx webinar sessions are not compatible with smartphones. NIC recommends you connect to the webinar session on a desktop computer, laptop, or a tablet computer.