Online Program

Identifying and Reducing the Consequences of Prescription Opioid Abuse

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Prescription opioid injection and HCV among young injection drug users   
Stephen E. Lankenau, PhD, Karol Silva, MPH and Aleksandar Kecojevic, MPH, DrPH(c)
Prescription drug (PD) misuse associated with increased risk of heroin-use   
Konstantina Yantsides, MPH and Margie R. Skeer, ScD, MPH, MSW
Gender-specific patterns for prescription opiate use in u.s. emergency departments   
Carole Douriez, MD, Esther Choo, MD, MPH, Alyson McGregor, MD and Traci Green, PhD
Perceptions of genetic testing and genomic medicine among urban drug users   
David C. Perlman, MD, Camila GelpĂ­-Acosta, M.A., Holly Hagan, PhD and Samuel R. Friedman

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Endorsed by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)