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Drugs and Disabilities: Let the Caregiver Beware

March 25, 2013 - July 31, 2013

The Webinar will focus on drugs that impact on the central nervous system and how their unique characteristics make them so risky. It will also talk about interaction effects, how drugs get in and out of the body, and when to ask for help from a pharmacologist or drug prescriber.

Webinar Presenter:

Karen Green McGowan, RN, CDDN is the Presenter for this 60 minute webinar.

Ms. McGowan is a clinical nurse consultant who specializes in technical assistance to agencies serving persons with complex health needs. She has provided training, technical assistance and curriculum development to clinicians, administrators and direct care staff in identifying and removing or reducing health barriers to development for over 35 of her 47 years in the field of DD/ID. She has developed systems approaches to identifying health risk potential and assisted several states in the design and implementation of strategies to manage individuals in dispersed community systems.

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