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Syndemics Part 2: What Infectious Disease Providers Need to Know About Addiction Treatment

In Syndemics: Part 1, Dr. Westergaard reviewed data describing the overlapping epidemics of opioid use disorder, HIV and hepatitis C virus infection in the Great Lakes Region. In the second webinar in this series, Dr. Westergaard will discuss clinical issues related to the management of patients with infectious diseases and addiction, including important drug interactions, adherence support, and care coordination strategies.

• How addiction and infectious disease interact
• Recommendations for treating and managing infectious disease affecting people with substance use disorders
• The role that substance use disorder treatment and recovery organizations can play in screening for infectious disease

Starts: Jul. 19, 2018 12:00 pm
Ends: Jul. 19, 2018 1:00 pm
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July 19, 2018
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