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Online Street Degree - Advanced Overdose Response

Updated: May 18, 2022

This online learning module is intended for anyone who wants to learn more about advanced approaches for responding to overdoses. It is designed for peers and other people working on the frontlines at overdose prevention site, supervised consumption sites and/or in outreach.

Learners will develop skills to:

  • Assess and respond to stage 1 (mild), stage 2 (moderate) and stage 3 (severe) overdose situations.

  • Use advanced overdose tools like triangle masks, bag-valve-masks, oxygen, oral airways, and oximeters.

  • Work as a team and respond to severe or unusual overdose presentations.

This course has been developed with and features the experience of peers - people with lived and living experience of substance use - who work at overdose prevention sites in Vancouver.

You can register for this free course here: (can only see if logged into LearningHub)

There is also a PDF document on 'How to access the online street degree'

How to access Online Street Degree_Instructions
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How to access Online SD on Learninghub V2
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Online Street Degree Flyer
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Course session updates will be announced on this blog and also the Education page under Street Degree.

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