Harm Reduction

MRC – Harm Reduction

Integrating harm reduction practices within medical respite programs reduces barriers to care and improves services for those using substances. This course provides guidance and strategies for implementing harm reduction within the medical respite care setting. This course is 60 minutes in length. If you are logged in, all of your progress will be saved if […]

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Harm Reduction

This course introduces harm reduction as a philosophical approach and public health intervention. The course will review the foundational principles of harm reduction, details of harm reduction practices, and supporting change through harm reduction. We will review a case study as a practical way to explore how you can integrate harm reduction into your work.

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PCI: Harm Reduction and HCH: Supporting People Who Use Drugs Across the Spectrum of Care

Co-sponsored by the National Harm Reduction Coalition and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, this full-day session will focus on harm reduction practices to support people experiencing homelessness who use drugs. Taught by expert faculty from both the harm reduction and health care for the homeless communities, the day will include practical strategies

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Progression, Not Perfection An Introduction to Harm Reduction in Medical Respite Care Settings

Alcohol, heroin, fentanyl, and a host of other substances compound the complexity of healing without having a place to call home. Substance use disorders are epidemic; overdoses are at an all-time high. The effects frequently lead to cycling from the streets to the hospital to jail to shelter to the streets and back to the

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Wound Care in the Age of Xylazine: Practical and Ethical Considerations for Wound Treatment

People who inject substances have long been at risk for soft tissue infections and wounds. However, with the increasing presence of the novel substance xylazine (“tranq”) in the opioid/fentanyl supply, there has been a drastic uptick in wound size, severity, and complexity, with people who use tranq more frequently experiencing such complications as cellulitis, necrosis,

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Learning Lab: Preventing Suicide – Resources for Assessment, Intervention, and Coping with Loss

A unique partnership between a College of Nursing and a homeless shelter was created to provide onsite medical oversight and coordination of care for individuals experiencing homelessness. Nursing leaders understand that in order to better address social determinants of health and to improve health outcomes among persons who are experiencing homelessness, it is imperative to

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