Medical Considerations for People with Substance Use Disorder

Sponsor: Grayken Center for Addiction TTA, a program of Boston Medical Center


This training will review medical conditions commonly seen in people using substances.

This training satisfies 1.00 hours of the required 8 hours of training for DEA-registered practitioners.


Following this training, participants will have the knowledge necessary to:

  • Recognize skin and soft tissue infections in people who inject drugs. 
  • Identify risk factors and risk groups for Hepatitis C and HIV.
  • Describe prevention interventions for HCV and HIV, including effective addiction treatment, harm reduction and behavioral risk reduction, and antiviral agents. 
  • Discuss how treatment regimens for both HCV and HIV are highly effective in patients with OUD and can be safely used with opioid agonist and partial agonist therapy.

For more information and to register click here

This is an open ended event

no costs