Principles of Harm Reduction in Substance Use Disorder
Dr. Hidalgo received her medical degree from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM where she was born and raised. Upon completion of medical school, she moved to Portland, OR to complete her residency in internal medicine. Following her residency, she served as chief resident and subsequently worked as a hospitalist where she discovered her interest in and passion for treatment of patients with substance use disorder. She then returned to the Southwest to continue her education at the University of Arizona Addiction Medicine fellowship. When not working, Dr. Hidalgo spends time with her family and enjoys a variety of outdoor activities, running and traveling.
The educational objective for Psychiatry Grand Rounds is to provide mental health professionals with updates on psychiatric topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care. Psychiatry Grand Rounds are held on Wednesdays (September-May) from 12-1 p.m. Be sure to log into your CME account and complete the evaluation to receive credit.
- Define (H)arm (R)eduction and harm reduction
- Explore harm reduction strategies and tools and resources available
- Recognize the physician’s role in harm reduction in management of patients with substance use disorder
All faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and the CME office reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.