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.
- 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.