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Injection Drug Use-Associated Infections: Updates & Models of Care

Total Credits: 1.0 including 1.00 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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MOA - Maine
Kinna Thakarar, DO
50 Minutes
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Session Title: Injection Drug-Use Associated Infections: Updates and Models of Care                                
Session Objectives:

1. Describe the epidemiology of infections associated with injection drug use (IDU)

2. Summarize Maine Medical Center endocarditis and harm reduction studies

3. Understand evidence-based strategies to prevent IDU-associated infections


The Maine Osteopathic Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.The Maine Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.



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 Dr. Thakarar is an infectious disease (ID) and addiction medicine physician with a special interest in health services research related to ID/addiction issues. She is currently an attending physician at Maine Medical Partners, an affiliated investigator at the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation in Portland, Maine, and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Maine Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine.


Faculty Disclosure: Dr. Thakarar has no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the contact or subject of this presentation.

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