1 hr. Naloxone Hydrochloride (NARCAN)-Freeport

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Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Monday, February 05, 2018
Registration Deadline: Sunday, February 04, 2018
Time: 5:30 AM - 6:30 AM
Instructor Location:
Freeport Police Department
320 W. Exchange Street
Freeport, IL
Instructor: Brandice Howell, Overdose Prevention, Sinnissippi Centers, Inc, Dixon, Illinois
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $0
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COURSE CONTENT:  Officers will learn the following

·         What are opioids and how do they work?

·         Overview of opioid drug overdose.

·         Other drugs that can cause drug overdose.

·         Risk factors for opioid drug overdose.

·         Signs of opioid drug overdose.

·         What is naloxone and how is it to be used and stored.

·         Steps to take when responding to an opioid drug overdose.

·         Complications that may occur in overdose prevention and how to handle them.

·         The importance of abstinence and how to support access to treatment for drug problems.

·         Important elements of the Drug Overdose Prevention Program.

Note- This activity does not certify/recertify for CPR

This class is part of a program to train and distribute Narcan kits to first responders.  Attendance at this training may make you eligible to receive Narcan kits for no charge through the program.

 

REGISTRATION:

Contact Brandice Howell at Sinnissippi Centers (Dixon office) to register for this training.  If you want to schedule a separate training session for your agency please contact Brandice.

Brandice Howell

Overdose Prevention Specialist

Office 815-284-6611 ext. 298

Cell 815-677-1111

Fax 815-284-6598

Sinnissippi Centers, Inc.

brandicehowell@sinnissippi.com