520 N. Delaware Ave • Philadelphia, PA 19123 • 215-923-2116 • fax: 215-923-5169

 

This training will cover Opioid 101 and Narcan Rescue, the impact efforts to the Opioid epidemic nationally & locally, the city’s efforts to combat the epidemic. It will describe different types of Opioids medically prescribed & non prescribed, identify overdose risk factors, the laws that govern the ability to help someone in distress, signs and symptoms of an Opioid overdose, what Narcan is and how to administer it

Learning Objectives: 

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Define Narcan/Naloxone
  • Define how Narcan works
  • Identify different types of Opioids
  • Recognize signs and symptoms of an Opioid overdose
  • Understand Overdose Reversal steps
  • Understand how to obtain Narcan
Intended Audience: 

Behavioral Health System

Instructional Level: 

Introductory