DV 101 Opioid Awareness Training

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DV101 Opioid Awareness Training

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About This Course

At the end of the Opioid Awareness training individuals will understand the Opioid epidemic, signs and symptoms of Opioid misuse, addiction, opioid use disorder, occupational exposure of workers to Opioids, and how to eliminate or reduce risk factors of Opioid addiction.

  • Gain a general understanding about Opioids
  • Learn basic facts about Opioids
  • Recognize Opioid misuse symptoms and signs
  • Gain an understanding of Safety and Precautionary Measures
  • Learn how to control Opioid use
  • About Epidemics
  • About Opioids
  • Background on Opioid Epidemic
  • Opioid Use Statistics
  • About Prescription Opioids
  • Signs and Symptoms of Opioid Overdose
  • Natural and Synthetic Opioids
  • Definitions
  • Understanding Addiction
  • Opioid Risk Factors, Use Disorder, & Withdrawal
  • Treatment
  • Understanding Stigma
  • Occupational Exposure
  • Opioid Interaction with Drugs
  • Safety and Precautionary Measures
  • Evaluation
  • Next Steps

Delivery method: Classroom and Online
Intended audience: Disaster workers, volunteers