005. Managing Infections in Opioid Users
Wednesday, October 4, 2017: 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Room: 17AB
Co-organized with the American Society for Addiction Medicine

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe effective approaches to treating opioid addiction in patients with hepatitis C
  • identify appropriate treatment options for skin/soft tissue and joint infections in people who inject drugs

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Healthcare workers, HIV clinicians, HIV specialists, Infectious diseases physicians, Investigators, Members-in-training, Nurses, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers, Scientists, Vaccinologists

Tracks: Adult ID, HIV-STD-TB

Moderators:  Rajesh Gandhi, MD, FIDSA, Massachusetts General Hospital and Judith Feinberg, MD, West Virginia University

1:55 PM
2:20 PM

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.00 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-17-222-L01-P


R. Gandhi, Gilead: Educational grant to MGH , Educational grant
Theratechnologies: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee
EMD Serono: Consultant , Consulting fee
Merck: Educational grant , Educational grant
Viiv: Educational grant , Educational grant

J. Feinberg, None

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