HCV & Substance Misuse

Harm Reduction and the Opioid Syndemic

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 0.50
    • CPE: 0.50
    • Other: 0.50
    • CDE: 0.50
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Aug 13, 2019
  • Expires: Apr 13, 2022
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    30 Minutes
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Faculty

Christopher Abert Christopher Abert
Director
Southwest Recovery Alliance
Phoenix, Arizona

Needs Statement

This module focuses on best practices in harm reduction as Kentucky is among the states leading the country in HCV infections. It is critical for professionals to have current knowledge to provide effective treatment and education for patients.

This activity has been approved by the KBML as meeting the statutory requirements of HB1.

Target Audience

Healthcare professionals providing or who could potentially provide care services to PLWHA, HCV, or PWID.

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, you will be able to:

  • Define harm reduction
  • Identify the need for harm reduction with a PWID focus
  • Describe some key benefits of harm reduction

Accreditation

CME
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

This training has been approved by the KBML as meeting the statutory requirements of HB1. 0418-H3.5-UK19a

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge

CPE
ACPEThe University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This knowledge-based activity has been assigned UAN 0022-0000-18-021-H01-P and will award 0.50 contact hours (0.050 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.

Statements of participation will indicate hours and CEUs based on participation and will be issued online at the conclusion of the activity. Successful completion includes completing the activity, its accompanying evaluation and/or posttest (score 70% or higher) and requesting credit online at the conclusion of the activity. Credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor, and participants may print a statement of credit or transcript from their NABP e-profile. The College complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education.

Other
UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 0.50 hours of participation.

CDE
This online course meets regulatory requirements for 0.50 hours credit as permitted by 201 KAR 8:532 for dentists and 201 KAR 8:562 for dental hygienists.

Faculty Disclosure

No speaker or planners have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The material presented in this course represents information obtained from the scientific literature as well as the clinical experiences of the speaker. In some cases, the presentation might include discussion of investigational agents and/or off-label indications for various agents used in clinical practice. The speaker will inform the audience when they are discussing investigational and/or off-label uses.

Content review confirmed that the content was developed in a fair, balanced manner free from commercial bias. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone commercial bias in any presentation, but it is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.

Acknowledgement

In collaboration with Kentucky Aids Education Training Center (KY AETC) and Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC).