Diagnosis and Treatment of Suspected Narcotic (i.e. Opioid) Overdose and the Supply and Administration of Naloxone Training Programme
This blended learning programme is provided by the HSE and includes an evening course accompanied by pre and post course online learning.
Participants will be required to complete pre-course learning, attend the evening classroom event and complete a post-course learning assessment and evaluation.
Pharmacists who have successfully completed one of the following may undertake the Diagnosis and Treatment of Suspected Narcotic (i.e. Opioid) Overdose and the Supply and Administration of Naloxone Programme:
- Face to face CPR training which meets the standards - Cardiac First Response Community Level, PreHospital Emergency Care Council or Heartsaver® CPR AED, American Heart Association (AHA)
- Any other CPR course which the Council of the PSI may recognise from time to time.
Tea and coffee will be available at the venue from 18:30 and the session will commence promptly at 19:00.
- Start Time: 18:30PM
- End Time: 21:30PM
On successful completion of this programme, participants will:
- Understand the principles of Harm Reduction, Opioid Overdose and Safe Administration of Injections
- Prepare the pharmacy for delivery of a Pharmacy-Based Naloxone Service
- Manage the Supply and Administration of Naloxone in an Emergency Situation
A valid CPR certificate is a requirement of completing this training programme. The course provider has offered to hold a CPR training course from 3PM to 6PM on the afternoon of the Naloxone Training programme in the hotel for those wishing to attend the course who do not hold a valid CPR certificate.
This course would be offered free of charged. If you would like to avail of this CPR course please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.