Opioid Myths and
and active Advanced Care Paramedic Superintendent. Over two decades of experience in frontline
patient care and special operations experience.
This is a lecture
series that primarily uses Power Point for major concept presentation. Throughout the presentation active discussion
is encouraged. Due to the wide variety
of physical locations, discussion on agencies specific needs are brought to the
forefront. Best practise for frontline
protection and treatment of staff, will vary depending on the threat and other
physical factors. Additional training
can be provided if agencies wish to actually practise scenarios in their
locations. The broad topics included are:
Background of opiates: what they are
and how they work
Understand the differences between
several medical and illegal opioids (onset, duration, absorption routes)
Signs and symptoms of exposure
Different PPE that is required to
Implications of “clean and dirty”
protocol to objects and staff
Emergency medical care if exposed; BVM
use and Naloxone discussion
We can travel to
any secure location that works best for your organization.
Please contact us for dates and times.
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