Opioid Overdose Prevention

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Sponsored by BSAS: 
Training type: 

Praxis provides Opioid Overdose Prevention training to all Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Addiction Services funded substance use disorder treatment programs. This 3-hour interactive training includes instruction, discussions, interactive activities, and naloxone demonstration. 

Upon completion of this course, participants will:

  • Name 5 risk factors for opioid overdose.
  • Demonstrate how to assess for an opioid overdose.
  • Describe 5 harm reduction strategies for decreasing the risks of opioid overdoses.
  • Generate key discussion points for teaching clients about opioid overdose prevention.
  • Explain how Naloxone works to reverse opioid overdose.
  • Demonstrate 5 critical actions to reverse an opioid overdose.
  • Demonstrate how to store, assemble, and administer nasal Narcan.
Vicki Steen, B.A., Trainer; Cheryl Gagne, Sc.D., Praxis Director of Training
Event Date: 
Friday, February 21, 2020 - 8:30am to 12:00pm
Attendance Mode: 
In Person
Opiates and Opioids
Tower Square Hotel
2 Boland Way
Springfield, MA 01115
Contact Information
Gina Colon
(508) 752-7313
AdCare Educational Institute, Inc.
Training Coordinator

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