META:PHI 2023 Webinar Series session 4: Hospital Harm Reduction: Shifting Paradigms

Organization: META:PHI
CME Accreditation: This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto for up to 1.5

Hospital Harm Reduction: Shifting Paradigms

Jean Paul Michael, Community Case Manager and Kit Fairgrieve MD CCFP(AM) Dip.ABAM


•Apply existing safer opioid supply (SOS) and injectable opioid agonist therapy (iOAT) literature to opioid-prescribing in hospital for people receiving these therapies in the community

•Provide an overview of the role of peer specialists in hospital, as well as part of an interdisciplinary team approach to harm reduction

•Discuss current challenges to harm reduction in hospital and potential future directions for improving care for people who use drugs while in hospital

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