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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by UK HealthCare CECentral, Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Kentucky Income Reinvestment Program (KIRP), Gateway District Health Department, and Kentucky Department for Public Health. University of Kentucky HealthCare CECentral is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.



This live activity is designated for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

IPE Competencies

  • Values/Ethics for Interprofessional Practice
  • Roles/ Responsibilities
  • Interprofessional Communication
  • Teams and Teamwork


As a Jointly Accredited Organization, UK HealthCare CECentral is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. UK HealthCare CECentral maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 8 clinical continuing education credits.


Sponsored by the Department of Public Health, Western Kentucky University, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 8 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are zero (0). Zero (0) Continuing Competency credits are available. Provider ID# 61043


This training is approved by the Office of Community Health Workers Program to provide 8 continuing education units for Certified Community Health Workers.


The KBA CLE Commission designates 3 hours of total credit and 0 ethics credits.


The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 8 nursing contact hours.


This knowledge-based activity will award 8 contact hours (0.800 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.


The Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services (KBEMS) certifies that this educational activity is designated for 8 KBEMS contact hours. KBEMS-2022-UKHCCE-0011.


This activity has been approved for up to 8 CEU hours.


UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 8 hours of participation credit.


Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify substance use disorders as chronic disorders.
  2. Recognize the need for recovery support and identify types of recovery support services.
  3. Describe the Social Determinants of Health approach to harm reduction.
  4. Implement an evidence-based approach to harm reduction programs.
  5. Incorporate staff programs for people with a substance use disorder.
  6. Ensure inclusion of vulnerable populations in harm reduction services such as LGBTQ+, unhoused, mothers, domestic violence victims, and people with mental health disorders.
  7. Gain community support from jurisdictional bodies, including boards of health and city/county governments.
  8. Describe integrated prevention and treatment models for health access, linkages to care, medical assisted treatment (MAT), prevention education, and infectious disease testing through Syringe Services Programs (SSPs).


Target Audience

The target audience for this conference includes physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, public health professionals, attorneys, peer support specialists, certified alcohol & drug counselors, community health workers, registered environmental health specialists/registered sanitarians, and any others who might be involved in harm reduction or the treatment of substance use disorders.

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by the University of Kentucky are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.