Opioid Awareness Training

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Introduction Level Courses 101

Opioid Awareness Training

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About This Course

This is an introductory level course for disaster volunteers to understand the fundamental concepts on opioid abuse. The goal of this training is to increase volunteers’ knowledge on opioids, provide tools to assist in servicing an opioid user and reduce risk factors of Opioid addiction. At the end of this training, disaster volunteers will be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of Opioid misuse, addiction, opioid use disorder, occupational exposure of workers.

  • 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
  • Background on the Opioid Epidemic
  • Opioid & Prescription Painkiller Use Statistics
  • Synthetic Opioids
  • Opioid Risk Factors, Use Disorder, Withdrawal & Overdose
  • Understanding Addiction & Treatment
  • Occupational Factors
  • Safety and Precautionary Measures

Course Hour: 1 Hour
Intended audience: Disaster workers, volunteers
Language : English
Delivery method: Classroom and Online