Opioid Overdose Prevention & Naloxone Education

Open this course Estimated time to complete activity: 90 minutes Audience: Providers
Credits Available: AMAAAPAANCCASWBACPECPH UAN #JA4008162-9999-22-227-H01-P
Activity Release Date: April 25, 2022 Expiration Date: April 25, 2023

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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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

Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and HealthHIV