Opioid Overdose Prevention: Understanding the Basics
The opioid crisis is galvanizing individuals across disciplines to reduce the number of lives lost to overdoses. This award-winning online course is designed to help practitioners understand and address this pressing public health problem. Through engaging activities, reflections, and videotaped interviews with prevention leaders, participants will explore the range of factors associated with opioid overdose and promising strategies to address it.
This course is the proud winner of a 2018 eHealthcare Leadership award, winning platinum in the categories of best healthcare content and best interaction and a 2018 Omni Award, winning bronze in the government, education, and non-profit categories.
Prevention practitioners and others working to prevent opioid overdose and overdose death
This course has been endorsed by the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC). Individuals who receive a passing grade on the course self-assessment (80% correct) will receive a certificate for 5 hours of participation.
This training has been approved by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) to satisfy CASAC renewal requirements and CPP/CPS initial/renewal credentialing requirements.
This course is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 5 Category I contact education contact hours.
Education Development Center is a NADAAC-approved vendor.