2020 AHA ALS Opioid Module

2020 AHA ALS Opioid Module

elearning course designed to help clinical team members provide immediate treatment and care for adult opioid overdose victims


The ALS: Opioid Module is designed to help clinical team members provide immediate treatment and care for adult opioid overdose victims. Course content includes the following:

  • Pathophysiology of opioid overdose
  • Special considerations on how to care for overdose patients, including naloxone administration
  • Recognizing the need for high-quality CPR and the use of a defibrillator as indicated
  • Information on the importance and types of resources available for individuals after an opioid overdose, including medication-assisted therapies

eLearning Course Specifications:

  • Features engaging, True Adaptive™ learning
  • Responsive design ensures compatibility on mobile devices and tablets
  • Students can select their level of competence as they begin the course and can change their selection at any time during the course
  • All curriculum is web-accessible through inclusive design (WCAG 2.1 AA)
  • Ease of use for more students – works on all common browsers (no more Flash)


Course Objectives:
After successfully completing this course, students should be able to:

  • Describe the current opioid epidemic in the U.S.
  • Explain the pathophysiology of chronic opioid use
  • Describe the pathophysiology of opioid overdose
  • Describe the efficacy of naloxone for opioid overdose
  • Review care considerations for comprehensive treatment after an opioid overdose


Technical Specifications:
Compatible Devices/Operating System:

  • Web Browsers: Latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Safari
  • Operating Systems and Computing Hardware: Win8+ with 4GB+ RAM, MacOS 10.13+ with 4GB+ RAM, Android 8+ with 2GB+ RAM, iOS 11+ with 2GB+ RAM
  • Internet Connection: Broadband – Fiber, wireless, DSL, cable modem
  • While the system will run in smaller screen sizes, these are the recommended minimum sizes for the best experience: 4″ (mobile) or higher


Access codes will be emailed within 24 hours when orders are placed between 7:30am–5:30pm Central Time Monday–Friday. If order is placed on Friday after 5pm Central Time, code will be emailed Monday morning.

For FAQs, technical specifications, and more information on digital products, please see our AHA Information page.


This version is not compliant with the data privacy regulations under the (EU) European Union and should not be purchased for use in: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia (Czech Republic), Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City


eProducts cannot be returned once redeemed/activated.