The course may be accessed from a computer, tablet, or mobile device. Internet access is required as are speakers for audio.
The following web browsers are supported: Desktop - Firefox, Safari, Chrome, and Edge. Note the course platform does not support Internet Explorer. Mobile - iOS Safari: 11 and up, Chrome, Samsung Internet.
The course dashboard is designed to be helpful and intuitive. The below guide displays some of the key features designed to help you navigate through your course. At any time you can end your course session and return at a later date. Your course progress will be saved/recorded allowing you to pick-up from when you last left off. Or return to a chapter, or module, that you had previously completed.
How to navigate through the course:
Below are some tips on how to navigate through the course.
1. Displays your progress through the course.
2. You can use the "Search" feature, or the left sidebar listing to navigate through the course.
3. At the end of each section of the course you can click on the "Complete & Continue" button to move onto the next section.
4. You can expand the video to "Full Screen" through the screen expansion found in the upper right and bottom right settings.
5. Use the "Setting" in the bottom of your screen If you would like to speed up the video.
In partnership with Purdue University College of Pharmacy, Office of Continuing Education, and funding from the Employers Forum of Indiana and the Amerisource Bergen Foundation, Overdose Lifeline has developed CE courses and a 20-hour certificate program on Addiction / Substance Use Disorder with an Opioid Specialization.
An individual may pursue individual course CE credits or complete the entire Certificate Program (20 credits).
The courses / program assists clinicians in building knowledge and competency in the underserved area - substance use disorder/opioid crisis. As well as, for those from other disciplines who want to learn more or who have a role in addressing substance use disorder / opioid public health crisis. The program is structured to support the educational needs of healthcare professionals, students and the layperson.
Course accredited for the following accreditations:
Nursing: American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) — See Courses
Pharmacy: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) — See Courses
Physician: Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) — See Courses
Other: AMA PRA Category 1™ (ACCME) which will service all other clinical and layperson CEs — See Courses
In addition to clinician and layperson continuing education, as an approved Law Enforcement Training Board training provider (#47-1333720), Overdose Lifeline online training courses meet annual in-service training requirements for Indiana Law Enforcement officers and support personal, specifically for Mental Illness, Addiction & Disabilities IC 5-2-1-9(g). First Responders may take individual courses for continuing education credits or complete the entire 20-hour certificate program.
For first responders in other states, before beginning any of the Overdose Lifeline online courses we recommend that you verify that the course is of suitable subject matter and content for annual in-service training with your Department’s Certified Instructor.
100% course completion
80% (minimum) passing grade on the final exam
Complete the course ending survey
What is the difference between a course and a trainer course?
A trainer course allows someone to license the course program and become trained to deliver the course program within their local community. Learn more about trainer courses https://www.overdose-lifeline.org/training
Whereas a course is taken by an individual for their personal educational goals or CEUs.
Do you provide group or enterprise pricing?
Yes, group or enterprise pricing is available which includes the ability to track group progress against training objectives.
Does the course work on mobile devices?
Yes, the course is a fully responsive site designed for learning on any device, including mobile, tablet, desktop and laptop.
If I access the course through different devices will I be able to resume the course where I last left off?
Yes, you can resume on any device exactly where you left off, even mid-video. You can resume play on any device, including mobile, tablet, laptop, or desktop.
I would like more information about the CE and Certificate Program through Purdue University
The Advanced Certificate Program is designed for people with demanding schedules. Courses may be taken in any order. On your own schedule — at your own pace.
You will complete a practicum and seven online courses with activities and discussions to build your knowledge and skill sets. Each course includes "Check Your Knowledge" activities to assist in preparing for the course final exam.
I am not a nurse, pharmacist, or physician. How does AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ (ACCME) work for other disciplines / professions?
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™(ACCME) is accepted for many clinical continuing education requirements and many societies and credentialing bodies accept the AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as an equivalent as long as the topic is relevant to the applicant’s field or discipline.
If in question, review information provided from your accrediting organization.