After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Describe the epidemiology of serious infections among patients with opioid use disorders (OUD)
2. Describe the management of hospitalized patients with OUD and serious infections
3. Describe the emerging scientific data on the short- and long-term outcomes of this population
Joji Suzuki, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Director, Division of Addiction Psychiatry
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.
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None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.