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EMS Care Chapter 23 | Toxicological Emergencies | Opioids

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EMS Care Chapter 23 | Toxicological Emergencies | Opioids

Description

EMS Care Chapter 23 | Toxicological Emergencies | Opioids

We begin this chapter on Care for Toxicological Emergencies and opioids with an introduction to the subject. We subsequently explore in-depth:

  • Lesson 1: Definitions
  • Lesson 2: Routes of Absorption
  • Lesson 3: Drugs of Abuse
  • Lesson 4: Poisoning and exposures
  • Lesson 5: Medication Overdose
  • Lesson 6: Discusses the procedures and protocols for handling emergencies and treatments
  • Lesson 7: Synthetic Stimulants
  • Lesson 8: Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC
  • Lesson 9: Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome
  • Lesson 10: Chapter Review

 

The Core Concepts and takeaways from this chapter include:

  • Identify common synthetic stimulants and natural or synthetic THC
  • Identify Common Opioids
  • Explain common treatment options for a person experiencing an opioid overdose
  • Routes of absorption
  • Drugs of Abuse
  • Poisoning and exposures
  • Medication overdose

Important Notes:

  • If you only want to take the online course for CME credit, you can pay here.  The fee for online-only does NOT include a skills session nor (re)certification.  You will receive a certificate for CME credit after successful completion of the course.
  • This course is part of the EMT Recertification Day 2 curriculum and the New Initial EMT Course.  If you sign up for one of those courses, you will be automatically enrolled in this course. Click here for scheduled courses.
  • To get credit for this course, you must watch all 8 lessons in their entirety, the course review, and pass the quiz at the end with a score of 75% or better.

What Will I Learn?

  • Required credits for Recertification or New Initial EMT

Topics for this course

11 Lessons

EMS Care Chapter 23 | Toxicological Emergencies | Opioids

Chapter Introduction00:3:43
Lesson 1 | Basic Terminology00:2:33
Lesson 2 | Routes of Poison Absorption00:11:52
Lesson 3 | Drugs Of Abuse00:13:33
Lesson 4 | Poisonings And Exposures00:3:12
Lesson 5 | Medication Overdose00:3:33
Lesson 6 | Treatment Procedures00:11:36
Lesson 7 | Synthetic Stimulants00:4:34
Lesson 8 | Tetrahydrocannabinol THC00:3:41
Lesson 9 | Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome00:3:10
Lesson 10 | Chapter Review00:9:04
Toxicological Emergencies
EMS Care Chapter 23 | Toxicological Emergencies | Opioids
$32.50

Requirements

  • To get credit for this course, you must watch all 7 lessons in their entirety and pass the quiz at the end with a score of 75% or better.

Target Audience

  • New Initial EMT Candidates or Current State of CT licensed EMTs who require this (re)certification to retain their license.

About Us

MissionCIT provides EMS education, Fire-related training, assessment, and professional services for public safety, focusing on the Fire Service.