TREATMENT OF OPIATE OVERDOSE WITH NALOXONE Pre/Post Test What vital function stops first when opiate overdoses cause death? Name 3 signs of opiate overdose 1 2 3 Name three factors that increase the risk of opiate overdose 1 2 3 What is the major difference in the actions of heroin and methadone? What are the A & B of Life? A B Why is the “recovery position” face down? What is the usual first dose (units or ml or cc) of naloxone? Name three ways to administer naloxone and speed of onset for each 1 2 3 Why must you support the person for 1-2 hours after the naloxone reverses the overdose? Name three features you might include in a “using partner contract” 1 2 3 Name three injection techniques which reduce the chances of an opiate overdose 1 2 3 Is naloxone the same or different than Narcan? Is naloxone a scheduled drug? What one piece of paper is needed to legally possess naloxone? How many opiate-related OD deaths occurred in Chicago metro area in ‘00? How old was the average opiate overdose death that year?