IV Drug Users: Skin & Wound Issues Part 2

December 6, 2023 11:00 am PT
Live Webinar

IV Drug User: Skin & Wound Issues Part 2

By Nancy Morgan RN, BSN, MBA, WOC

IV Drug User: Skin & Wound Issues Part 2

Webinar Topic: Wound Care

CE Credit(s): 1.0

Length: 50 minutes

Webinar Description:     

Join us for Part 2 of our series, where we delve deeper into the critical issues surrounding skin and wound care for individuals who inject drugs (PWID). In this session, we will shed light on the stark realities of street-level injuries and explore the current treatment approaches. 

In the realm of healthcare, there persists a troubling stigma surrounding PWID. Yet, we find ourselves amidst a crisis in the United States. As dedicated Wound Care Professionals, it is incumbent upon us to step up and provide assistance to those who are helping the most vulnerable individuals on our streets. 

During this webinar, I will review with you the necessary tools to make a difference in your own communities. Our mission is to reduce harm and contribute to wound care solutions because the prevalence of drug-related injuries necessitates our expertise.   


Upon completion of this webinar participants will be able to: 

  1. State 2 Challenges associated with Xylazine for PWID and healthcare professionals.
  2. List the 4 steps included in a Systematic Approach for Street Wound Care.
  3. Name 3 Characteristics of a Xylazine-related wound.

Nancy Morgan Wound Care is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing-Continuing Education Provider license/certification number 17756. 1.0 Contact Hour (s).

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