Harm Reduction Learning Institute
DC Health

Harm Reduction Approaches for Providers Addressing Opioid Use

This module identifies and discusses relevant harm reduction techniques for people who use opioids, including people who use injectable drugs. The module will address how to hold patient-centered clinical conversations, incorporating harm reduction techniques. These strategies are then applied to a case study.

Learning Objectives

  • Define Harm Reduction
  • Identify factors that impact patient-provider relationships
  • Describe Harm Reduction techniques for patient-centered clinical conversations
  • Identify specific Harm Reduction strategies for patients who use opioids
  • Apply Harm Reduction strategies to a case scenario

Launch Date

October 20, 2020

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No credit is offered for this training.


There is no cost for this training.

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