Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit (Updated)

$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Beginning


CEU Course Description

Opioid overdose continues to be a major public health problem in the United States.  This CEU course discusses opioid use disorders, steps for first responders, information for prescribers, and safety advice for patients and family members.

Author:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration  (2018)

Retrieved from:  https://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA18-4742/SMA18-4742.pdf

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Explain three times when overdose can occur.

2.  Distinguish between the substances for which naloxone is an appropriate response and the substances for which it is not.

3.  Identify the first recommended step to reduce the number of deaths resulting from opioid overdoses.

4.  Provide three signs of the life-threatening emergency of an overdose.



Date Added: 2018-08-19

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