Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Administration
Learn more about the Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Administration course with Lifeguard LI
In light of the current opioid crisis, the American Red Cross has developed a new course to train individuals on how to administer naloxone in the event of an overdose. This blog post will provide an overview of what the course entails and why it is important.
What is Naloxone?
Naloxone is a medication that can be used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. It is safe and effective, and it can save a person's life.
What is the Course?
The American Red Cross Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Administration course is a one-hour long class that teaches individuals how to recognize the signs of an overdose, how to properly administer naloxone, and how to call for medical help.
Why is it Important?
The course is important because it provides people with the skills and knowledge they need to save a life. With the current opioid crisis claiming more and more lives every day, it is crucial that as many people as possible are trained in how to administer naloxone.
If you or someone you know is interested in taking the American Red Cross Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Administration course, please visit their website for more information. Taking this course could mean the difference between life and death for someone you know.
Visit Lifeguard LI or Contact us at (516) 405-0676 for more details about signing up for a Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Administration course on Long Island, NY.