Layperson Naloxone

The Layperson Naloxone Course will teach you how to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose and how to administer the opioid overdose reversal drug Naloxone

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What's included?

10 Videos
7 Quizzes
1 Survey
5 Texts
2 PDFs
1 Disqus
1 Audio
2.0

Course Description

The Layperson Naloxone Course will teach you how to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose and how to 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-Naloxone-Individual-2018.pdf

Note: The training does not provide the credentials to be a Naloxone Distribution Entity with the State of Indiana. To accomplish this, the group/organization is required to register with the state as a Naloxone Distribution Entity: https://optin.in.gov/ 

Course Reviewer

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 contributing factors and solutions. How to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose and how to administer the opioid overdose reversal drug Naloxone (brand name NARCAN).

Pre-Requisite

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.

Course Access

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.

Credits

Voice Talent, Carl Rochelle, Car3 Commuincation, 317-954-8009, car3communication@gmail.com, car3communication.com 

Course Curriculum

A Review of the Course Dashboard
Stigma and Denial Impact on Recovery
Opioid Overview
The Overdose Epidemic
Contributors and Risk Factors
Young Adults and Youth Risk Factors
Recognizing and Preventing an Opioid Overdose
Naloxone Administration
Course Credits
Overdose Lifeline, Inc.
Overdose Lifeline, Inc.

Course Creator

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.

contact@overdose-lifeline.org

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