Course curriculum

  • 1

    Opioid Epidemic and History of Overdose Response

    • Introduction

    • Opioid Overdose and History of Response Programs in the U.S.

    • What is naloxone?

    • History of opioid overdose education and naloxone distribution (“OEND”)

    • OEND History

    • Expansion of OEND Programs

    • Your thoughts

    • OEND in practice: HEPPAC

    • Naloxone distribution: a harm reduction approach

  • 2

    Opioids and Overdose

    • Commonly used opioids

    • Important information about Fentanyl

    • Test your knowledge

    • What is an opioid overdose?

    • Overdose risks

    • Risk Factors: Shelly

    • Preventing overdose

    • Identifying an overdose

    • More about naloxone

    • Test your knowledge

  • 3

    Overdose Response and Naloxone Administration

    • Preventing Empty Spaces

    • Test your knowledge

    • Post overdose care

  • 4

    Implementing OEND Programs

    • Tailoring OEND to different settings

    • Outreach/syringe access programs

    • Test your knowledge

    • Healthcare settings

    • Substance use treatment programs

    • Your thoughts

    • Correctional and re-entry settings

    • Other ways to integrate overdose education into work settings

  • 5

    Conclusion

    • Resources

    • Conclusion

    • Next Steps