AHA Opioid Education for Non-Clinical Staff and Lay Responders (eLearning Course)

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AHA Opioid Education for Non-Clinical Staff and Lay Responders (eLearning Course). This course teaches participants how to respond to a possible overdose, including how to deliver naloxone and activate the emergency response system. The course offers information on the types of resources available post-overdose. This course covers adults only.

Intended audience: Management and employees in workplace settings, non-clinical hospital and healthcare staff, and the general public. Approximate completion time: 10–15 minutes. Tech requirements are 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.
  • Discuss the role of prescription pain medications and other drugs in the opioid epidemic and why they are so addictive.
  • Identify a possible overdose.
  • Discuss how to respond to a possible overdose.
  • Review/explain what naloxone is and how it works.
  • Explain how to give naloxone.
  • Explain why naloxone should not be used for other overdose situations (cocaine, alcohol, methamphetamine, etc.).
  • Discuss the resources available for substance abuse treatment 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 response to an opioid overdose (performing CPR and administering reversal agents—naloxone)
  • Basics of the opioid epidemic and opioid use disorder
  • Understanding naloxone and how it works
  • Substance abuse treatment and alternative pain management strategies
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.

Alternate Part Number(s): 978-1-61669-737-2, 9781616697372

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