Opioid Overdose Recognition and Response

This module provides a foundational understanding of how the body reacts to an overdose and how the naloxone nasal spray works to reverse a drug overdose to save someone’s life. By the end of the module, you will be able to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose using naloxone.

Learning Objectives

After completing the course on “Opioid Overdose Recognition and Response,” the learner will be able to:

  • Identify the drugs, and other risk factors, that can lead to overdoses.
  • Determine the type of drug overdoses that can be reversed by naloxone.
  • Recognize the signs of an opioid overdose.
  • Respond to an opioid overdose.
  • Administer naloxone.