Naloxone Certification

Increasing Naloxone Access in Kentucky: Implementation of SB 192 by Pharmacists


Learning Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1) Explain the epidemiology of opioid addiction and overdose
2) Identify risk factors for opioid abuse and overdose
3) Explain how to recognize and respond to opioid overdoses in the community
4) List the indications and contraindications for use of naloxone as rescue therapy
5) Demonstrate the administration of naloxone in the setting of opioid overdose in the community
6) Describe adverse effects associated with naloxone rescue therapy
7) Explain provisions of SB 192 and the associated board of pharmacy regulations that authorize pharmacists to initiate dispensing of naloxone
8) Identify persons that meet criteria for provision of naloxone via protocol
9) Educate persons receiving naloxone via protocol regarding the use of naloxone for rescue therapy
10) Identify the required elements of a protocol that can be used to initiate the dispensing of naloxone
11) Define the required documentation when initiating dispensing of naloxone


This training is available via webinar for $5 for KPhA members and $10 for nonmembers.  Click here for access.

KPhA members must sign in to receive the discounted rate for the webinar.