After the rescue: Training EMS to help opioid patients recover (eBook)
EMS providers are on the front lines of this epidemic and require up-to-date knowledge on safety risks, patient assessment strategies and opioid overdose treatments
By EMS1 Staff
The opioid epidemic continues to be a leading cause of accidental death in the U.S. EMS providers are on the front lines of this epidemic and require up-to-date knowledge on safety risks, patient assessment strategies and opioid overdose treatments.
EMS agencies are taking important actions to apply their data, patient access and mobile healthcare capacity to implement harm reduction strategies, follow-up on patients who have received naloxone and monitor patients receiving addiction treatment.
In this free eBook, brought to you by EMS1 Academy, you will learn:
- What community paramedics need to know about the opioid epidemic
- What to know about opioid overdose and respiratory compromise
- How to start an EMS naloxone distribution program
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