Postal Take-Home Naloxone: Prenoxad
This short course will instruct people on how to recognise and respond to an opioid overdose and how Nyxoid nasal spray should be administered.
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What you are going to learn
What is Naloxone?
Naloxone is a fast acting medication that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose. Side effects are extremely rare however, you may feel the temporary symptoms of opioid withdrawal. Some people may know naloxone by it’s commonly known brand name Narcan®. It is the same medicine that ambulances carry for opioid overdoses.
Course learning outcomes:
- Recognising signs of overdose
- Preventing and responding to overdose
- What is naloxone
- Who can be given naloxone
- Different types of naloxone available in Australia