Reducing Risk & Saving Lives: Provider/Staff Naloxone Education
Our patients who use prescribed and illicit opioids are at risk of overdose and it is our responsibility to educate ourselves about who is at greatest risk and how we can help mitigate that risk. MaineHealth has created this education module to address this need.
 Learning Objectives: 
 Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
  • Recognize who is at highest risk of overdose.
  • Describe signs and symptoms of opioid overdose.
  • Understand the four different naloxone formulations and how to use each one.
  • Talk to patients about risk of overdose and about naloxone.
  • Locate the tools in Epic that relate to naloxone prescribing.
Program Format: 
The module consists of an educational video followed by a 5 question knowledge assessment quiz. Successful completion of this module will be required to earn a 0.5 CME category 1 credit. 

Instructional video followed by a series of measured learning questions.

Completion Time:  
30 minutes.

Kristen Silvia, MD, Maine Medical Partners
Stephanie Nichols, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP, University of New England, Maine Medical Center

Clinical and Project Advisors:
The MaineHealth Opioid Education Committee and Naloxone Workgroup

Continuing Medical Education Credits
Maine Medical Center will provide 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)TM to participants who have completed this educational module. For more information related to CME credits, please click here.

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