ORP Guidance Documents
Standing Orders in the
A physician or
advanced practice nurse with prescribing authority can establish standing
orders for naloxone. For more information click here.
Trainee Application to
Entity for Certificate
All trainees who want
to receive a certificate from ORP training must complete this application and
submit it to the ORP. ORPs can choose to offer the application to trainees as
part of registration, or can offer the application before distributing certificates
after a training.
Trainee Application to Entity for Certificate
Issuing an ORP Certificate
ORP Certificates are issued to
trainees at the time of successful completion of ORP training. For detailed guidelines on issuing an ORP
certificate, click here.
BHA Naloxone Use
ORPs that distribute
naloxone should use this form for any returning trainees who are seeking
naloxone refills. Completed forms should be returned to the Behavioral Health
Administration by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by fax
BHA Naloxone Use Report 2-16
Entity Reporting Guidance
COMAR 10.47.08.10C requires that authorized Overdose Response Program (ORP) training entities report certain data to the Department on a monthly basis. For more information and guidance on how to report to BHA, please click on the link below to download the document
OTP entity status is
valid for two years. BHA renews on a regular schedule each January. This
document explains the process for renewing your entity status.
Entity Renewal Guidance
Guidance for overdose education and naloxone distribution in
Substance Use Disorder
Title: Opioid overdose
prevention and related trauma: incorporating overdose prevention, response, and
experience into substance use disorder treatment
Co-Occurring Center for Excellence, Heartland Health Outreach
This manual is for
substance disorder treatment providers interested in incorporating overdose
prevention into their practices to enhance client outcomes. It addresses the goals
of overdose prevention programs and identifies opportunities to address
overdose in treatment from a treatment provider perspective.
Title: Law Enforcement Naloxone Toolkit
By: Bureau of Justice Assistance
National Training and Technical Assistance Center
This toolkit compiles
all available resources related to law enforcement naloxone training and use.
Naloxone, a practical guide for pharmacists
College of Psychiatric and Neuropathic Pharmacists
comprehensive guide includes information pharmacists need to train patients and
dispense naloxone with confidence.
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