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Hepatitis C and Drug User Health Center of Excellence & HRSA Region II Training Series:

Hepatitis C and Drug User Health Center of Excellence & HRSA Region II Training Series:
Date: May 5, 2021 - May 19, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Location: Zoom
Venue: Webinar

Course 1: 

Harm Reduction for Health Care Providers 
Thursday, 5/5/2021 from 12:00PM-1:00PM EST

Speaker:

Andrea Littleton, MD Medical Director of Bronx Works, Care for the Homeless/Street Medicine Clinician, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center: Einstein Campus

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the key guiding principles of harm reduction in the context of working with individuals who use drugs.
  • Understand the evidence demonstrating how harm reduction approaches can improve patient engagement and clinical outcomes.
  • Describe harm reduction techniques or skills that a practitioner can employ in his/her practice in the near future.
  • Discuss harm reduction in New York State.

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Course 2: 

Buprenorphine in New York State: A Clinical Overview 
Wednesday, 5/19/2021 from 12:00PM-1:00PM EST

Speaker:

Linda Wang, MD Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify how buprenorphine fits into a harm reduction framework.
  • Review federal and state requirements for prescribing buprenorphine.
  • Discuss perceived challenges in buprenorphine implementation and strategies to overcome them.

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