Center to Advance Interprofessional Education and Practice

CAIEP Knowledge Exchange – Harm Reduction in Healthcare Settings: How to promote safety, trust and compassion for people who use drugs

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Competency: Values & Ethics, Communication

Your future patient is using opioids and stimulants that are not prescribed.  Participants attending this interprofessional event will review epidemiology of the overdose crisis and infectious disease complications from substance use, be able to identify harm reduction practices with other professions, and identify ways to reduce stigmatizing language and behavior.

Participation can be applied toward students’ IP Honors Distinction.

ZOOM: https://une.zoom.us/s/95586124122
Facebook Live: facebook.com/UNECollaborative (Interactive opportunity)
Livestream: une.edu/live (Viewing only)

Presented by Center to Advance Interprofessional Education and Practice (CAIEP, formerly CECE) in collaboration with:  MaineHealth/ Tufts University School of Medicine, Church of Safe Injection

Let us know you’re coming!
Indicate your interest in attending: https://bit.ly/Events_Fall23

Conversation Cafe: Interested in continuing the conversation? Join us for delicious refreshments and in-depth conversation as we further explore the topic of harm reduction with event presenters at the table – Wednesday, Oct. 25 • 12-1:30 p.m., Detmer Room (Alumni 107), Portland Campus

In support of improving patient care, Maine Medical Center (MMC) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. MMC can accredit continuing education activities with the following credit types: Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE), Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME),  American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), and American Psychological Association (APA), Registered Dietitians (RDs) and Dietetic Technicians Registered (DTRs).

“The diverse group of presenters all brought a different and helpful perspective to the table.” 
– UNE Health, Wellness and Occupational Studies student, at the ‘Harm Reduction 101’ event February 2, 2022


Michelle Cote
Center to Advance Interprofessional Education and Practice (CAIEP, formerly CECE)