“Reframing the PICCture: Vascular Access Devices in People who Use Drugs“
Dr. Victoria Weaver
Addiction Medicine Fellow, BC Centre on Substance Use
Tuesday, May 25
12pm – 1pm
- Understand the rationale for the use of PICC lines in the treatment of infections in patients who use drugs
- Understand the potential infectious and non-infectious harms associated with self-injection of non-prescribed substances through vascular access devices, and the attendant harm reduction strategies that can be employed to mitigate these risk.
“What’s New in Addiction Medicine?” is a lunch-time series featuring local and international experts, clinicians, and researchers who will deliver the latest research and information on novel, evidence-based addiction medicine topics.
This free series is geared towards the needs and interests of individuals operating in a healthcare or research setting, however, the public and other interested stakeholders are welcome and encouraged to attend.
If you have any questions about event logistics, please contact Raman Jawanda at [email protected].