CE / Trainer course

Indiana First Responder Naloxone

Course Overview

Developed specifically for Indiana 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. 

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).

What You Will Learn

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) 


Individual Course: $35

Sponsored Training: The fees this course and two other online courses are sponsored through a grant from the Indiana State Department of Health for corrections and probations, first responders, and schools in 49 identified rural Indiana counties. The three courses provide 6.5 in-service training hours.

To learn more about this sponsored training, visit Naloxone for First Responders page.



Trainer Course

As part of the sponsored training, Trainer materials are provided free of charge to First Responders in the 49 Indiana counties. If you fall outside the 49 counties, visit Naloxone for First Responders page to learn how to contact us.

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