Safer Injection and Wound Care

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Title: Safer Injection and Wound Care


Date: October 24th, 2017 Full Day 9am-5pm

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

Training Region: NYC


Trainer: Joanna Berton-Martinez


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.

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