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EMS Care Chapter 44 | Naloxone – Narcan | Version 1

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EMS Care Chapter 44 | Naloxone - Narcan

Description

EMS Care Chapter 44 | Naloxone – Narcan | Version 1

We begin EMS Care Chapter 44 | Naloxone – Narcan with an introduction to the subject. We subsequently explore in-depth:

  • Lesson 1:  Opioids
  • Lesson 2:  What is Naloxone?
  • Lesson 3:  Guidelines for Administering Naloxone
  • Lesson 4:  Intranasal Naloxone
  • Lesson 5:  Intramuscular Naloxone and
  • Lesson 6: Role of an EMT

The Core Concepts and takeaways from this chapter include knowing how to manage:

  1. Opioid antagonist
  2. Reverse CNS and Respiratory depression due to opioid overdose
  3. That Narcan is not effective against non-opioid drugs, and
  4. First responders or bystanders can administer Narcan intranasally or through autoinjectors.

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 6 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, CME Credit

Topics for this course

10 Lessons

EMS Care Chapter 44 | Naloxone – Narcan

Lesson 0 – Chapter 44 Introduction2:46
Lesson 1 – Opioids4:55
Lesson 2 – What is Naloxone?3:35
Video – Using Naloxone to Reverse an Opioid Overdose11:00
Lesson 3 – Guidelines for Administering Naloxone3:11
Lesson 4 – Intranasal Naloxone3:14
Lesson 5 – Intramuscular Naloxone2:59
Lesson 6 – Role of an EMT3:40
Video – First Responder’s Safety and Fentanyl6:34
Lesson 7 – Chapter Review7:42
EMS Care Chapter 44 | Naloxone – Narcan
EMS Care Chapter 44 | Naloxone - Narcan
$32.50

Material Includes

  • Fentanyl Attachments

Requirements

  • To get credit for this course, you must watch all 6 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.