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Opioid Education for Healthcare Providers Online Course

Opioid Education for Healthcare Providers Online Course

$38.50

Steps to start your eLearning course:

  1. You will receive an email with a link to the online course within 12-24 business hours (usually much quicker), after purchase, from eLearning.heart.org.
  2. Click on the link included in the email to access your online course.

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Description

    • The course educates participants in the pathophysiology of opioid overdose; special considerations on how to care for overdose patients, including naloxone administration; recognizing the need for high-quality CPR; and use of a defibrillator as indicated.
    • The course offers information on the importance and types of resources available for individuals after an opioid overdose, including medication-assisted therapies.
    • This course covers adults only.
    • Intended audience: EMTs/paramedics, nurses, physicians, and mid-level providers
    • Approximate completion time: 30 minutes
    • Course content is available for 24 months (2 years) following activation.
    • You must provide an e-mail address when ordering this product. A key and instructional information will be sent to you in order to activate the course online.
    • Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
      • Describe the current opioid epidemic in the USA.
      • Review prescription pain medications and other drugs in the opioid epidemic.
      • Describe opioid effects on the brain.
      • Describe the pathophysiology of opioid overdose.
      • Identify the various types of presentations of opioid overdose.
      • Define what naloxone is and how it works.
      • Identify when naloxone should be administered.
      • Describe how naloxone is administered.
      • Explain where a person at risk of opioid overdose can obtain naloxone.
      • Explain relevant legislative protections for persons carrying naloxone.
      • Identify the different treatment options for various types of opioid overdose presentations.
      • Care after an opioid overdose.
      • Describe the potential risk of a subsequent opioid overdose.
      • Describe medication-assisted therapy and alternative pain management strategies.
      • For successful completion of this course, resulting in a course completion certificate, students must:
        • Review all modules and knowledge checks.
        • Pass a knowledge skills test with a minimum score of 84%.
    • Course modules include:
      • Recognition and treatment of opioid overdose (use of CPR and reversal agents)
      • Details of the opioid epidemic and opioid use disorder
      • Pathophysiology of pain and opioids leading to addiction
      • Managing acute pain with alternative pain management options
    • This product is non-returnable.

For U.S. customers only

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