First Aid for Opioid Poisoning Emergencies

Are you prepared to deal with an opioid poisoning emergency?

Learn how to respond to an opioid poisoning emergency, including how to administer nasal naloxone.  "First Aid for Opioid Poisoning Emergencies" is a FREE course provided by the Canadian Red Cross.

In the "First Aid for Opioid Poisoning Emergencies" course, you will become knowledgeable and confident in how to respond to an opioid poisoning emergency, including how to administer nasal naloxone. You will learn more about opioids and naloxone and how they affect the body and will explore ways to reduce the influence of stigma.

  • FREE for all Canadian residents 16 years and older.
  • Online, self-directed course (45-60 minutes)
  • Become knowledgeable and confident in how to respond to an opioid poisoning emergency.
  • Learn about opioids and how they affect the body.,how naloxone works and how to administer naloxone.
  • Explore risk factors of opioid poisoning, ways to reduce the influence of stigma, and gain strategies for self-care.

Online learning format: self-directed

Learn at your own pace by working through the training materials independently online. The course will take approximately 45- 60 minutes to complete, depending on the individual.

This course is designed for:  

  • Anyone 16 years of age and older who wants to learn first aid skills and knowledge to prevent, recognize and respond to an opioid poisoning emergency.
  • This course has no prerequisites.

Enrol here for the free course

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Course Details and Registration

Cost

The "First Aid for Opioid Poisoning Emergencies" course is FREE for all Canadian residents 16 years and older.

Online Course Duration

Approximately 60 minutes

Course completion and pass mark

This course is for knowledge only, there there is no pass or fail. You just need to complete the course to receive a certificate of completion.

Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

Universally Compatible

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple's iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.

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