The Opioid Epidemic and Complications of Injection Drug Use

October 17, 2019

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Presenter(s): Laura P. Bamford, MD, MSCE, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Perlman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Target Audience: This activity was developed to meet the needs of Nurse Practitioners and Nurses caring for clients with substance use disorders.

Webinar description: This presentation will specifically focus on HIV and other medical conditions that result from IV drug use. Specific attention will be paid to the treatment of HIV in this population and prevention strategies including PrEP as a prevention strategy for contracting HIV.

Educational Objectives: 

At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Describe the epidemiology of the opioid crisis
  • Discuss the complications of injection drug use
  • Describe tools to combat the opioid crisis and the complications of injection drug use

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Note: This archive webinar is not designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Details

Date:
October 17, 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Other

Presenter
Laura P. Bamford, MD, MSCE, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Perlman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Time Zone
ET