Course Catalog » Family & Community Medicine 171.07

Subject: Family & Community Medicine
Course Number: 171.07
Course Title: Introduction to Harm Reduction and Addiction Medicine
Units: 1
School: Medicine
Department: Family And Community Medicine

Course Description: This elective explores the principles of harm reduction and the health care and structural challenges among people living with substance use disorders. Our speakers include community stakeholders in the harm reduction movement, health professionals and researchers. Our goal is to help dismantle stigma around drug use and help students recognize substance use disorders as a pressing primary care and public health issue that can be addressed using evidenced-based interventions.
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: None
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture

Instructor of Record: D. Ciccarone
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No