Hosted by: NAHEWD
Session Title: Xylazine: What the HIV care team needs to know
Presenter: Raagini Jawa, MD, MPH, FASAM, and Justin Alves, RN, FNP-BC, AACRN, ACRN, CARN, CNE
Description: The training will review the growing effect of xylazine contamination of the drug supply for people who use drugs. Epidemiological and geographic trends in xylazine exposure and consumption will be reviewed. Signs, symptoms, and effects of xylazine exposure will be reviewed and provide helpful insights for HIV care teams on how to identify people who are affected by xylazine and how to adjust services to meet the needs of people using drugs and living with HIV.
Event Type: Webinar
Continuing Education Credit: CEs will be offered.