277. Infections in Opioid Users
Sunday, October 30, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM
Room: 288-290
Co-organized with the American Society of Addiction Medicine

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • outline variables to consider in identifying and treating skin and soft tissue infections common in patients who inject drugs
  • discuss treatment options for endocarditis and bloodstream infections in patients who inject drugs

Target Audience: Clinicians, HIV clinicians, HIV specialists, Infectious diseases physicians, Members-in-training, Public health practitioners

Tracks: HIV-STD-TB, Adult ID

Moderators:  Rajesh Gandhi, MD, FIDSA, Massachusetts General Hospital and Ragon Institute and Judith Feinberg, MD, WVU Chestnut Ridge Center

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.25 knowledge-based contact hours 0.125 of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-16-301-L01-P


R. Gandhi, EBSCO: Grant Investigator , Educational grant
Gilead: Grant Investigator , Educational grant
Merck: Grant Investigator , Educational grant
Viiv: Grant Investigator , Educational grant

J. Feinberg, None

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