Harm Reduction Learning Institute
DC Health

Opioid Overdose Prevention & Naloxone Education for Community

This module is intended for public use. By completing this module, learners will be able to utilize nasal naloxone to reverse a known overdose in emergency situations. Learners will understand how nasal naloxone reverses an overdose and will be able to summarize the epidemiology of opioid overdoses in the District of Columbia.

Learning Objectives

  • List the names of common opioids; 
  • Identify an opioid overdose and the steps to administer naloxone to reverse an overdose;
  • Describe the laws surrounding carrying and administering naloxone and other protections provided when seeking emergency medical help under safe reporting overdose laws; and 
  • Recognize the community outreach organizations promoting opioid overdose education and naloxone. 

Launch Date

March 9, 2022

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No credit is offered for this training.


There is no cost for this training.

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