Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution to Prevent Fatal Opioid Overdoses

This training consists of a presentation given by Karla D. Wagner, Ph.D, assistant professor at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Community Health Sciences. After the presentation you will be asked to complete a role play exercise where you provide information based on the material covered in the presentation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe basic trends in opioid overdose death rates at the national and local level.
  • Identify factors that elevate patients'/clients' risk for opioid overdose.
  • Understand how overdose education/naloxone distribution programs impact health outcomes.
  • Develop a preliminary plan for integrating overdose education into existing services.

Duration: 1 hour

Created/ Updated: 8/13/2017

Presenters: Karla D. Wagner, Ph. D

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