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First Responder Naloxone

Course Overview

Developed specifically for First Responders, this course will provide a foundational understanding of the opioid public health crisis and the overdose epidemic and how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose.

If you are an Indiana First Responder, visit the Indiana First Responder Course page.

As an approved Law Enforcement Training Board training provider (#47-1333720), Overdose Lifeline online training courses meet annual in-service training requirements for Indiana Law Enforcement officers and support personnel, specifically for Mental Illness, Addiction & Disabilities IC 5-2-1-9(g).

For first responders in states other than Indiana, before beginning any of the Overdose Lifeline online courses we recommend that you verify that the course is of suitable subject matter and content for annual in-service training with your Department’s Certified Instructor.

What You Will Learn

  • Acquire a foundational understanding of the opioid public health crisis and the overdose epidemic
  • Recognize the signs of an opioid overdose
  • How to administer the opioid overdose reversal drug intranasal Naloxone, Adapt and Amphastar

Course Outline

  1. Brief Review of the Disease of Addiction 
  2. Opioid Overview 
  3. The Overdose Epidemic
    a. Data, Trends and Impact
  4. Recognizing and Preventing an Opioid Overdose
    a. Who is at Risk of an Overdose
    b. The Danger of Exposure
    c. Factors that Increase Heroin Overdose
    d. Patient Presentation and Environmental Signs
    e. Harm Reduction Definition
  5. Responding to an Overdose
    a. What is Naloxone
    b. Naloxone Laws
    c. Why Use Naloxone
    d. How Opioids Affect the Central Nervous System
    e. How Naloxone Stops an Overdose
    f. Myths and Truths About Naloxone
    g. PAARI – Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative
  6. Naloxone Administration
    a. Intranasal Naloxone Administration (ADAPT)
    b. Intranasal Naloxone Administration (AMPHASTAR)
    c. Post Administration
    d. General Naloxone Information
  7. Resources

Online CE Course

1.5 CE Credits

Accreditation through Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board (ILEA) 

Fees

Individual Course: $35

Prerequisites

None

On-Site & Live Online Training

On-site and live online training, available for groups of five or more. 

Fill out the form below, email us, or call 844.554.3354 for more information and a custom quote.

Trainer Course

Get certified to deliver course within your community.

Prerequisites

  • Removing the Shame and Stigma of Addiction
  • The Brain and the Disease of Addiction

Fees: $255/person

  • Prerequisite course: $75 pp
  • Course Training: $150 pp
  • Course Kit: $30 pp

Annual Program Licensing: $400/per group

  • Access for one or more trainers within an organization to use the materials

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