Save the Date! Ending the Silent Epidemics: Substance Use as a Driver for HIV (March 9-10)Posted February 1, 2022
Please save the date for upcoming 2-day event on Ending the Silent Epidemics: Substance Use as a Driver for HIV. Registration link to follow.
Date and Time: March 9-10, 2022 from 10 AM – 2 PM
Sponsors: UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs and Pacific AIDS Education & Training Center
Audience: Frontline staff, psychologists, social workers, substance use professionals, navigators and other clinicians and healthcare workers
This educational event will discuss the effects of opioids and stimulants on the brain and share the latest research on substance use disorder treatment. Participants will hear from an expert panel and learn innovative ways to facilitate linkage to care, prevention, and substance use services for patients living with or at risk for HIV. Participants will be provided a networking opportunity to identify partnerships and share resources to address the impact of substance use disorder on HIV incidence and health outcomes.
- Identify one way substance use is propelling the HIV epidemic in rural and urban communities.
- Distinguish two ways stigma negatively impacts people who use substances.
- Recall one way opioids impact brain function.
- Explain two ways safe injection sites can impact the community.
- Explore one strategy that can be used to treat co-occurring chronic pain and substance use disorder.
- Determine one innovative strategy for linking patients to substance use treatment.
Accreditation and Designation
This course meets the qualifications for 3.5 contact hours of continuing education credit for nurses as required by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CPE 13741. Bay Area, North & Central Coast AIDS Education & Training Center is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs. Bay Area North & Central Coast AIDS Education & Training Center maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. This course meets the qualifications for 3.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, Provider # 133640. Any activities within the program that do not have instructional time are not offered for continuing education credit. Course completion certificates will be awarded upon completion of course evaluations. Documentation must be retained by the Participant for a period of four years after the conclusion of this program. UCLA ISAP is an approved provider of continuing education for RADTs I/II, CADCs-CASs, CADCs I/II, CADCs-CSs, and LAADCs (CCAPP, #2N-00-445-1123), CATCs (ACCBC/CAADE, #CP40 872 C 0822), and CAODCs (CADTP, #151). CE credit will be awarded at the conclusion of the training. Partial credit will not be available for those participants who arrive late or leave early. CE credit will be processed within 4 to 6 weeks.
Please email Lori.Osorio@ucsf.edu with any questions.
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