NYC: Safer Injection and Wound Care

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Title: Safer Injection and Wound Care

Date: January 30th, 2020

Time: Full Day 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: Harm Reduction Coalition, 22 West 27th Street, 5th Fl, New York, NY 10001

Training Region: NYC

Trainers: Dana Kurzer-Yashin

This one-day training will build participant knowledge and skills to work with clients around safer injection practices and complications associated with injecting. This course will provide an overview of the basic anatomy of veins and arteries; the supplies and equipment used to inject drugs; common injections practices; basic care for injection-related infections and wounds, and harm reduction strategies for working with substance users and people who inject drugs. This training is provided under New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) Education and Training Provider Certification Number 0305. Under the NYS OASAS Provider Certificate, this training is approved for 6.5 clock hours toward the education and training requirements for renewal of CASAC/CPP/CPS certification.

This training is FREE and will be held at Harm Reduction Coalition, 22 West 27th St., 5th Floor, New York, NY 10001.

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