Opioid Poisoning Response Training E-Learning Course (English)


No refunds are available for SJA's Online Learning courses.

Course delivery language: English

This course is also available in French.

Course Description

Online Only. With widely increasing numbers of opioid poisonings across Canada , St. John Ambulance, in partnership with Pharmasave RespectRX Pharmacy, is offering this critical, self-paced online training program to support all Canadians seeking nasal naloxone administration training. After completing this course you will be able to recognize stigma and harm reduction best practices, identify types of opioids and their impact, administer nasal naloxone and develop a self-care plan.

No Naloxone Kits will be provided for the completion of this online course.

This material was funded by a contribution from Health Canada’s Substance Use and Addictions Program (SUAP). The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of Health Canada.

90 minutes


Course Content
Course Content

Topics covered in the training include:

  • Stigma and harm reduction
  • Types of opioids and their impact on the brain
  • Nasal naloxone administration
  • Personal trauma management
Course Availability
  • Alberta
  • British Columbia
  • Manitoba
  • New Brunswick
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Northwest Territories
  • Nova Scotia
  • Nunavut
  • Ontario
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Saskatchewan
  • Yukon

A pre-course and post-course survey will be given to all participants who take the course.

Delivery Method