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    The Disease of Worklessness

    Date: January 24, 2017, 11:30am – 1:00pm
    Joel Blanchard, MD, Medical Director, Sanford OccMed
    Bismarck Elks - 900 S Washington St.
    Elks Lodge in the large meeting room where receptions and dances are held. Members will go through the buffet line in the restaurant and order as much or as little as they want and pay the cashier. Members will bring their tray into the large meeting room where the business meeting and presentation will take place.
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    In spite of increased safety at work and less physical stress with ergonomic improvement, we are experiencing a disability epidemic. This talk will describe the epidemic and the resulting illness of worklessness which has serious consequences for the worker involved. Possible solutions to lessen the risk of long term disability and the ensuing worklessness will be discussed.

    This program has been submitted for 1.0 hour of continuing education credit from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI).

    This program has been approved for 1.0 hour of professional development credit from the Society for Human Resource (SHRM).