Zeroing in on Xylazine – CEU’s

Sponsor: Grayken Center for Addiction Training and Technical Assistance; a program of Boston Medical Center (BMC)

Description

This training will provide knowledge regarding xylazine, a CNS depressant, which has been linked to an increasing number of overdose deaths in the US. This training will discuss the physiologic effects of xylazine, manifestations of xylazine intoxication, overdose, communicable infections associated with xylazine use, and wound care for persons injecting xylazine.

NOTE: This training is 60 minutes long. There will be an optional 30-minute Q&A session following the training, which will not count for credit. 

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Event Details

Date:
August 19, 2024
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
free