This half day program is for Howard University students from different healthcare disciplines. The purpose of this training event is to provide education about the HIV and opioid epidemics and how the two intersect.
To discuss key linkages between the opioid and HIV epidemics
To bolster skills for appropriately and holistically assessing HIV status in at-risk minority populations
To provide naloxone training for health professional students
A variety of the listed populations will be discussed at this event.
American Indian or Alaska Native
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
HIV diagnosis (i.e. HIV testing)
Medication-assisted therapy for substance use disorders (i.e. buprenorphine, methadone, and/or naltrexone)