Naloxone: The Gift of Time

Program Details

  • Intended Audience: Pharmacists interested in administration of Naloxone
  • Universal Activity Number: 0012-0000-23-055-H08-P
  • Contact Hours: 3.0 Consultant Recertification/General hours of ACPE continuing education for pharmacists
  • Program Fees:
    • Regular Registration: $55.00
    • UF Preceptor/Career Coach: $50.00
    • UF COP Faculty: $45.00
  • UAN Release Date: 02/05/2024
  • UAN Expiration Date: 02/05/2027
  • Activity Type: Knowledge
  • Program Support: No outside financial support was provided.
  • Format Type: This course is self-paced, fully online.
  • Time to Complete: All coursework must be completed within 24 weeks from the date of registration or before date of UAN expiration, 02/05/2027, whichever comes first. This course will no longer be eligible for CE credit after 02/05/2027.


This program is designed to prepare pharmacists for the responsibility of counseling and educating patients and caregivers on signs of opioid overdose and naloxone use in order to improve patient access to naloxone. This program will describe the national overdose concerns associated with opioids, review proper administration of the available naloxone formulations, and describe the current naloxone access laws in place. 

This course is approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy for 3.0 contact hours to meet requirements pursuant to CHAPTER 64B16-26, Florida Statutes and Rule 64B16-26.300, Florida Administrative Code.


At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe the current national overdose concerns associated with opioids.
  2. Identify signs and symptoms of opioid overdose.
  3. Identify proper candidates for naloxone.
  4. List and describe the available naloxone formulations including proper administration techniques.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to properly counsel patients and caregivers on naloxone use.
  6. Describe the current naloxone access laws and how these access laws are directed at improving patient access to naloxone.
  7. Identify the different etiologies of opioid overdose waves over the past three decades.
  8. Recognize differences in prescribing and ordering various naloxone products.
Opioid epidemic, featuring an array of prescription pills, medicine capsules, and tablets scattered, symbolizing the widespread issue of opioid addiction and the resulting crisis.

Program Overview

Lecture: Naloxone: The Gift of Time

Requirements for Successful Course Completion

In order to earn credit for this course, participants must review the lecture material and required readings and complete a final assessment, achieving a score of 70% or higher. Two chances to pass the assessment will be given. If a passing score is not earned by the second attempt, the participant must re-enroll in the course. Upon successful completion of all coursework, participants must complete a course evaluation form.

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Disclosure Statement

The following speakers, reviewers, and planning committee members have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. No other persons in a position to control content have any relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

Robin M Li
Department: Pharmacy Education and Practice

Robin M Li Pharm.D., BCACP, NBC-HWC

Clinical Associate Professor And Assistant Director
Teresa E Roane
Department: Pharmacy Education and Practice

Teresa E Roane PharmD, MBA, BCACP

Director Continuing Pharmacy Education; Clinical Associate Professor
Rachel Shaddock
Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research

Rachel Shaddock

Adjunct Faculty

Additional Resources

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The University of Florida College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.