This course educates participants in the pathophysiology of opioid overdose; special considerations in caring for overdose patients, including administering naloxone, recognizing the need for high-quality CPR, and the use of a defibrillator as indicated. Designed for EMTs/paramedics, nurses, physicians, and mid-level providers, the course also offers information on the types of resources available for individuals after an opioid overdose, including medication-assisted therapies. Knowledge of how to perform CPR, including opening the airway, administering rescue breaths, and performing high-quality chest compressions, as well as early use of an AED is highly recommended before taking this course.
To earn a course completion certificate, students must:
•review all modules and knowledge checks
•pass a knowledge skills test with a minimum score of 84%.
Key Features and Benefits
•Provides valuable expert training for pre-hospital and in-facility healthcare providers to respond to opioid overdoses
•Can be completed in approximately 30 minutes
•Provides access to all course content for 24 months following activation
Please include an e-mail address when ordering. Instructions for activating Opioid Education for Healthcare Providers will be e-mailed to you, usually within 1 business day.
NOTE: Each course purchased can only be used by a single student. This product is not eligible for refund.
Opioid Education for Healthcare Provider
Due to the issuance of a keycode, no refunds can be given for Online Courses