AHA Opioid Education for Healthcare Providers (eLearning Course)

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AHA Opioid Education for Healthcare Providers (eLearning Course)
This product is non-returnable, non-refundable. Access codes will be emailed within 24 hours of orders placed between 730am-530pm CST Monday-Friday. If an order is placed on Friday after 5 pm CST, the code will be emailed Monday morning.

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This product is non-returnable, non-refundable. Access codes will be emailed within 24 hours of orders placed between 730am-530pm CST Monday-Friday. If an order is placed on Friday after 5 pm CST, the code will be emailed Monday morning.

AHA Opioid Education for Healthcare Providers (eLearning Course).  This is a self-directed, eLearning course that teaches all levels of clinical healthcare providers how to provide immediate treatment and care for opioid overdose victims. The course educates participants in the pathophysiology of opioid overdose such as special considerations on how to care for overdose patients, including naloxone administration, recognizing the need for high-quality CPR, and use of a defibrillator as indicated.
  • The course offers information on the importance and types of resources available for individuals after an opioid overdose, including medication-assisted therapies.
  • This course covers adults only.
  • Intended audience: EMTs/paramedics, nurses, physicians, and mid-level providers
  • Approximate completion time: 30 minutes
  • Tech requirements available at https://www.onlineaha.org/technical_requirements
  • Course content is available for 24 months (2 years) following activation.
Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: 
  • Describe the current opioid epidemic in the USA.
  • Review prescription pain medications and other drugs in the opioid epidemic.
  • Describe opioid effects on the brain.
  • Describe the pathophysiology of an opioid overdose.
  • Identify the various types of presentations of an opioid overdose.
  • Define what naloxone is and how it works.
  • Identify when naloxone should be administered.
  • Describe how naloxone is administered.
  • Explain where a person at risk of opioid overdose can obtain naloxone.
  • Explain relevant legislative protections for persons carrying naloxone.
  • Identify the different treatment options for various types of opioid overdose presentations.
  • Care after an opioid overdose.
  • Describe the potential risk of a subsequent opioid overdose.
  • Describe medication-assisted therapy and alternative pain management strategies.
For successful completion of this course, resulting in a course completion certificate, students must:
  • Review all modules and knowledge checks.
  • Pass a knowledge skills test with a minimum score of 84%.
  • Course modules include:
  • Recognition and treatment of opioid overdose (use of CPR and reversal agents)
  • Details of the opioid epidemic and opioid use disorder
  • Pathophysiology of pain and opioids leading to addiction
  • Managing acute pain with alternative pain management options
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.

For U.S. customers only.

You must provide an e-mail address when ordering this product. A code key and instructional information will be sent to you in order to activate the course online. Shipping and handling fees will be removed when the order is processed. Tech requirements are available at https://www.onlineaha.org/technical_requirements. Codes will be emailed within 24 hours when orders are placed.

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