Classroom Course » Opioid Overdose Prevention, Naloxone Education, and Coordinated Response Efforts

Dates & Times:
March 19, Thursday 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Hosted By:
DBH Training Institute

Registration is Closed

Description:

The District of Columbia is at the center of an opioid epidemic with fatal drug overdoses increasing by over 200% from 2014- 2017. To address these often fatal consequences of the opioid crisis, the District has implemented a multi-disciplinary response, identifying best practices and strategies for communities in addressing this epidemic. The presenter will provide a broad epidemiological profile of fatal and non-fatal opioid overdoses, a summary of the pharmacology of opioids and appropriate responses to emergency overdoses.

Objective:

  1. Identify the basic profile of opioids
  2. Explain the epidemiology of opioid overdoses in the District of Columbia
  3. Describe the proper administration of Narcan and care of an individual after the administration of naloxone

 

Intended Audience:

Behavioral health providers and others who come into contact with people who use Opioids

Session Notes:
The Opioid Overdose Prevention training scheduled for 3/19/20 will be delivered as a live web course. Please do not come to 64 NY Avenue for this training. We regret that neither certificates nor continuing education contact hours will be awarded for this training given the change of format.

Register here for the webinar:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_D7Kzp11vQg2RisDqz2gVVg

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

With Mayor Bowser adjusting the District of Columbia’s operating status in response to coronavirus (COVID-19), all non-essential agency events, gatherings and meetings are postponed through March 31. Please check back with us towards the end of March for further updates. For more information please visit coronavirus.dc.gov
Certificates:
Addiction Professionals CEH Certificate details
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