When you have completed this e-learning module, you will:
- Understand drug related deaths and risks, and how to recognise the signs and symptoms of an overdose
- Know what to do and what not to do in the event of an overdose
- Be aware of what naloxone is and how it can help
- Be familiar with naloxone provision in the UK
- Understand the importance of training people in the use of naloxone and what should be included in training
- Be aware of available naloxone products and how to use them
- Understand who naloxone should be prescribed for, and how it is prescribed
- Know how to set up naloxone services in your area.
The notional learning time is 1 hour.
The Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) lists this as an advanced learning programme for pharmacy professionals.
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