The First Responder Naloxone Course will teach you how to responder to and opioid overdose and administer the opioid overdose reversal drug Naloxone
This course has been developed by Overdose Lifeline, Inc. – an Indiana nonprofit organization working to reduce the affects of the opioid epidemic through advocacy, education, prevention, harm reduction and treatment and recovery services.
Download the course overview: Layperson First-Responder-Naloxone-Individual-2018.pdf
The course material has been reviewed by subject matter expert: Carl A. Rochelle, Nationally Registered Paramedic (NRP) and Brad Ray, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana.
What You Will Learn
You will acquire a foundational understanding of the opioid public health crisis and the overdose epidemic. You will learn how to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose and how to administer the opioid overdose reversal drug Naloxone (brand name NARCAN).
There are no pre-requisites for this course. We recommend that you consider “The Brain and the Disease of Addiction” online course for a foundation on the disease of addiction/substance use disorder
Certificate of Completion
This course includes a "Certificate of Completion" delivered upon achievement of 80% passing grade on the final exam. Certificates expire in 2 years.
The course may be accessed from a computer, tablet or mobile device. Internet access is required as is speakers for audio. The course will remain available in your account for six months - allowing you to resume the course at your own pace and schedule.
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Overdose Lifeline, Inc.
This has been brought to you by Overdose Lifeline, Inc. a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals, families and communities affected by the disease of addiction / substance use disorder.
Overdose Lifeline addresses the opioid epidemic and the chronic disease of addiction through advocacy, education, harm reduction, prevention, resources, and support.