Alcohol and drug overdoses are serious situations at work. They can lead to poor job performance, workplace violence, severe injuries, and even death. In this course, youï¿½ll learn some common types of drugs that can be overdosed on, symptoms of alcohol and drug overdoses, best practices for interacting with someone whoï¿½s overdosed on alcohol or drugs, and first aid to help the person whoï¿½s overdosed.
Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices
First Aid - Alcohol and Drug Overdose - Copyright 2016. Run time: 8 minutes. Test time: 5 minutes. Total time: 13 minutes.
First Aid - Alcohol and Drug Overdose - Learning Objectives
- List general types, or categories, of drugs
- List some symptoms of a drug or alcohol overdose
- List the type or types of emergency aid to summon, depending on the overdose case
- List some actions to take while providing first aid to a drug overdose victim