What’s New in Addiction Medicine? [Vol 84]

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

Learning objectives:

  1. Understand the rationale for the use of PICC lines in the treatment of infections in patients who use drugs
  2. 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].

  • May 25, 2021
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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