This online lesson will provide a brief overview of how to respond in the event of a witnessed or suspected overdose.
This Naloxone Administration course is housed on the PHSA LearningHub. Create a new account or log into your existing account and search for "BCCDC - Naloxone Administration" to proceed with the course.
The Naloxone Administration course is an open enrolment, self-paced course. It takes approximately 25 minutes to complete and provides a completion certificate upon completion.
The Naloxone Administration course was developed to prepare all people with the tools needed to respond to opioid overdoses.
This lesson on Naloxone Administration briefly outlines how to recognize the common signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose. It also guides you through some basic, but life-saving, skills in identifying what to do if you witness or suspect an opioid overdose.
The lesson reviews common opioids, overdose characteristics, naloxone and how it works, how to use the contents found in a naloxone kit, the SAVEME steps and aftercare. It also provides information about where people can get naloxone and other harm reduction supplies.