Harm Reduction Approaches for Providers Addressing Opioid Use

Open this course Estimated time to complete activity: 1 hour Audience: Providers
Credits Available: AMAAAPAANCCASWBACPECPH UAN #JA4008162-9999-20-2373-H01-P
Activity Release Date: October 8, 2020 Expiration Date: October 7, 2021

This module identifies and discusses relevant harm reduction techniques for people who use opioids, including people who use injectable drugs. The module will address how to hold patient-centered clinical conversations, incorporating harm reduction techniques. These strategies are then applied to a case study.

Learning Objectives

  • Define Harm Reduction
  • Identify factors that impact patient-provider relationships
  • Describe Harm Reduction techniques for patient-centered clinical conversations
  • Identify specific Harm Reduction strategies for patients who use opioids
  • Apply Harm Reduction strategies to a case scenario