Prevention and management of opioid overdose. Naloxone is a drug that can reverse the effects of opioids, and prevent death if used within a short period following an opioid overdose. For many years, naloxone has been used within emergency medical settings to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose and prevent death. In short, naloxone saves lives. Naloxone is only effective on opioids, such as heroin, methadone, morphine, codeine, buprenorphine, opium, and pethidine.Info & Booking Enquiry
This naloxone training is aimed at support staff working with patients/clients who are at risk of overdose from opioids. The course is delivered by a clinical trainer. (Qualified Paramedic or Nurse).
The training prepares staff to take the right actions if they witness an overdose and will give learners increased knowledge and confidence in managing an opioid overdose.
Delegates will have a better understanding of the risk factors for opioid overdose and the effectiveness of Naloxone in reversing the opioid effects.
- Risk factors for opioid overdose
- How to recognise an overdose
- How to respond
- What is Naloxone
- How is Naloxone used
- How to administer Naloxone
- Needle stick injuries
- Practical demonstration and practice
Delegates will have to complete theory and practical classroom competencies
A certificate of completion will be awarded which is valid for 1 year.
This course is often booked with the following course:
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Tidal Training provide onsite face to face healthcare training to large and small organisations across the United Kingdom. Our tutors will travel to your workplace or choice of venue and deliver training at a time and date which fits in with your organisation’s work commitments. If you require training outside of normal working hours we will be more than happy to support you. Our clients do not have to pay for mileage or any other added extras.
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