Truth and Consequences of Intravenous Drug Addiction

Recorded On: 05/08/2017

Despite efforts to increase awareness of the serious, even deadly, consequences of intravenous drug use, the numbers of those addicted continue to increase at an alarming rate. This session explores medical consequences associated with intravenous drug addiction, as well as its impact on society and the health care system.

Learning Objectives

After the session, attendees will recognize comorbidities associated with ­intravenous drug abuse and interventions to mitigate the impact in health care.

Gavin Bart, MD, PhD

Director Division of Addiction Medicine

Hennepin County Medical Center

CRNI® RUs: 2                                                                       
This entire program has been approved for 2 CRNI® recertification units and meets the INS Meeting criteria.                                                                
*Note: Participants who attended the live version of this program at INS 2017 in Minneapolis, MN are not eligible to receive CRNI® recertification units through this online program.

Expiration date for receipt of contact hours: May 8, 2020

Contact Hours: 1                                                              
*Note: Participants who attended the live version of this program at INS 2017 in Minneapolis, MN are not eligible to receive contact hours through this online program.

Expiration date for receipt of contact hours: May 8, 2020

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