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Wed, Jun 30


CASA Office-Russellville

Administering NARCAN Training

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Administering NARCAN Training
Administering NARCAN Training

Time & Location

Jun 30, 2021, 5:30 PM

CASA Office-Russellville, 400 W Main St, Russellville, AR 72801, USA

About the event

The Layperson Naloxone (NARCAN) training course will teach you how to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose and administer the opioid overdose reversal drug Naloxone.

What You Will Learn
  • Ability to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose
  • Acquire knowledge of how to administer the opioid overdose reversal drug Naloxone
  • Understand the role of harm reduction in the overall opioid public health crisis solutions / action plan / strategy.
Course Outline
  1. Brief Review of the Disease of Addiction
  2. Barrier to Seeking Help & Treatment
  3. Opioid Overview a. The Opioid Family of Drugs b. Opioid Misuse and Addiction
  4. The Overdose Epidemic a. Data, Trends and Impact
  5. Contributors and Risk Factors a. Prescribing Practices b. Misrepresentation of Opioid Addiction Risks c. Paths to Prescription Pain Medicine Addiction d. Paths to Heroin Use e. Who is Affected f. Young Adults / Youth Risk Factors g. Signs of Heroin or Prescription Opioid Misuse
  6. Recognizing and Preventing an Overdose a. Who is at Risk of an Overdose b. Factors that Increase Heroin Overdose c. Harm Reduction Definition d. What is Naloxone e. Why Use Naloxone f. What Does an Opioid Overdose Look Like g. How Opioids Affect the Central Nervous System h. How Naloxone Stops an Overdose i. Naloxone Myths and Studies j. Naloxone Access and Laws k. Naloxone Delivery Devices
  7. Naloxone Administration a. Intranasal Naloxone Administration (ADAPT) b. Intranasal Naloxone Administration (AMPHASTAR) c. Intramuscular Naloxone Administration d. General Naloxone Information
  8. Solutions
  9. End Notes and Resources

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