Education & Professional Development: Webinars
Harm Reduction 101
The harm reduction approach has and continues to be heavily debated within the context of substance use. Despite the substantial evidence indicating its effectiveness in reducing harms and improving health outcomes, there continues to be a significant knowledge gap around what harm reduction is.
With the sharp increase in drug overdoses and deaths leading to the current public health emergency in B.C., harm reduction approaches continue to be scaled up. As nurses caring for individuals who use substances, what does it mean to practice under a harm reduction approach?.
Increase nurses' understanding of harm reduction approaches within the context of substance use.