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Missouri 2023 Lesson Summaries

2023 Lesson 14: Opioid Safety


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This is an online technical skills course. This lesson focuses on opioid safety for law enforcement officers. It provides an overview of opioids and their effect on the human body. It explains the risks officers may face when responding to an opioid overdose and describes how officers can protect themselves and others. The lesson further describes the signs of an overdose and how to respond when an overdose is suspected. Finally, the lesson discusses some Missouri laws that have been enacted specifically to combat opioid overdose.

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