193. ID Physicians and Addiction Medicine
Saturday, October 6, 2018: 8:45 AM-10:00 AM
Room: N Hall D
Co-organized with the IDSA Clinical Affairs Committee

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the status of the opioid epidemic, its impact on patients and as a driver of infectious diseases
  • discuss how ID clinicians can integrate addiction medicine into ID practice
  • describe how ID clinicians can overcome common challenges faced in the care of patients with substance dependence

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, HIV clinicians, HIV specialists, Hospital administrators, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Nurses, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers, Scientists

Tracks: Trainee, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  John Lynch, MD, MPH, University of Washington and Phillip Coffin, MD, MIA, San Francisco Department of Public Health

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

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

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-18-256-L01-P


J. Lynch, None

P. Coffin, None

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