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Opioid Education for Healthcare Providers AHA


Course Description:

The American Heart Association's Opioid Education for Healthcare Providers Course is a self-directed, eLearning course that teaches all levels of clinical healthcare providers (EMTs/paramedics, nurses, physicians, mid-level providers) how to provide immediate treatment and care for opioid overdose victims. The course educates participants in the pathophysiology of opioid overdose; special considerations on how to care for overdose patients, including naloxone administration; recognizing the need for high-quality CPR; and use of a defibrillator as indicated*. The course offers information on the importance and types of resources available for individuals after an opioid overdose, including medication-assisted therapies. This course covers adults only.

This self-directed, eLearning course is for use by a single student. Product specifications include:

Course modules include:
Recognition and treatment of opioid overdose (use of CPR and reversal agents)
Details of the opioid epidemic and opioid use disorder

Pathophysiology of pain and opioids leading to addiction

Managing acute pain with alternative pain management options

Meets web accessibility requirements

Approximate completion time: 30 minutes

Certificate of completion available upon successful course completion

Course content available for 24 months (2 years) following activation


Intended Audience:

 Opioid Education for Healthcare Providers is intended for

EMTs/Paramedics, Nurses, Physicians, Mid-level healthcare providers




Cancellations and Reschedules: ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Classes are NON REFUNDABLE. If you do not show up or are late for a class you have 1 month to re-take another (same type) course at no extra cost. Please give us notice if you plan on re-scheduling so that we can reserve you a seat. Thank you. *Ecards issued same day. Online courses NONREFUNDABLE


Disclaimer: ** AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION DISCLAIMER:Use of American Heart Association materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association.


Class Cancellations & Reschedules

** CANCELLATIONS & RESCHEDULES: ALL SALES ARE FINAL. CLASSES ARE NON REFUNDABLE. Online learning Courses are NOT REFUNDABLE. It is your responsibility to confirm that you enroll in the correct course.We are not responsible if you select and attend the wrong course.You will NOT be admitted to the course if you are late. If you are late for a class you have 1 month to re-take another (same type) course at no extra cost (no refunds). Please note we can only reschedule you once without charging a fee- any reschedule after that is a fee of $10. Please give us notice if you plan on rescheduling so that we can reserve you a seat. NO SHOWS are NON REFUNDABLE/ NO RESCHEDULE.

CPR Product Returns & Refunds

Online Courses cannot be returned/refunded.No refunds on CPR products.

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