This module is intended for public use. By completing this module, learners will be able to utilize nasal naloxone to reverse a known overdose in emergency situations. Learners will understand how nasal naloxone reverses an overdose and will be able to summarize the epidemiology of opioid overdoses in the District of Columbia.
- List the names of common opioids
- Identify an opioid overdose and the steps to administer naloxone to reverse an overdose
- Describe the laws surrounding carrying and administering naloxone and other protections provided when seeking emergency medical help under safe reporting overdose laws
- Identify clinical best practices for working with patients who may have opioid use disorder