Total CE Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102698
About the Course:
This course addresses challenges facing a rural opioid epidemic for the treatment and prevention of HIV and Hepatitis C. This course includes: current epidemiological trends in HIV and HCV among PWID, barriers that prevent rural PWID from accessing HIV and HCV testing and treatment, the efficacy of HIV and HCV treatment among PWID, optimizing HIV and HCV treatment outcomes among PWID, current best practices in HIV and HCV prevention among PWID, and Learning from Scott County, Indiana: Addressing Risks in Ohio and North Carolina.
This course is based on the article,Challenges Facing a Rural Opioid Epidemic-Treatment and Prevention of HIV and Hepatitis C created by Asher J. Schranz, MD, et al. in 2018.
Course Material Authors
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Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Acknowledge the rural opioid epidemic has led to the spread of HIV and Hepatitis C.
- Identify the barriers to preventing and treatment.
- Summarize the method to best treat and prevent HIV and Hepatitis C.
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