{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Association of Self-Reported Abscess With High-Risk Injection-Related Behaviors Among Young Persons Who Inject Drugs

Purpose of Activity

To present a study conducted to better understand factors associated with abscesses among persons who inject drugs (PWID) and to identify appropriate interventions.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Recall the background information helpful for understanding issues surrounding the relationship between high-risk injection practices and abscess among persons who inject drugs.
  2. Summarize the results of this study of the relationship between high-risk injection practices and abscess among persons who inject drugs.
Price: $17.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.







Test Code: JANAC0319
Published: Mar/Apr 2019
Expires: 3/5/2021
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Alice K. Asher, RN, PhD; Yuna Zhong, MSPH; Richard S. Garfein, MD, PhD; Jazmine Cuevas-Mota, MPH; Eyasu Teshale, MD
Categories: Addiction , Infection
Topics: Infection , Injection