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Opioid Education for Non Clinical Staff and Lay Responders

Opioid Education for Non Clinical Staff and Lay Responders

$28.50

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  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


    • This product is non-returnable.
    • The course teaches participants how to respond to a possible overdose, including how to deliver naloxone and activate the emergency response system.
    • The course offers information on the types of resources available post-overdose.
    • This course covers adults only.
    • Intended audience: Management and employees in workplace settings, non-clinical hospital and healthcare staff, and the general public
    • Approximate completion time: 10–15 minutes
    • Course content is available for 24 months (2 years) following activation.
    • Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
      • Describe the current opioid epidemic in the USA.
      • Discuss the role of prescription pain medications and other drugs in the opioid epidemic and why they are so addictive.
      • Identify a possible overdose.
      • Discuss how to respond to a possible overdose.
      • Review/explain what naloxone is and how it works.
      • Explain how to give naloxone.
      • Explain why naloxone should not be used for other overdose situations (cocaine, alcohol, methamphetamine, etc.).
      • Discuss the resources available for substance abuse treatment 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 response to an opioid overdose (performing CPR and administering reversal agents—naloxone)
      • Basics of the opioid epidemic and opioid use disorder
      • Understanding naloxone and how it works
      • Substance abuse treatment and alternative pain management strategies

        For U.S. customers only