Free Course - Responders at Risk: Protecting First Responders From Opioid Exposure Risks
Courtesy of Bound Tree University and Bound Tree Medical
The far-reaching consequences of the deadly opioid overdose epidemic are putting emergency responders at risk of injury and illness. A panel of EMS and law enforcement experts will explain the actual versus perceived risks of opioid exposures to emergency responders, how to recognize a scene contaminated by fentanyl and describe appropriate PPE for emergency responders to protect themselves from acute illness or injury.
Course objectives: How to protect emergency responders from opioid exposure risks
After attending this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Explain the risks of opioid exposures to emergency responders
2. Explore clues of a scene contaminated by fentanyl
3. Describe appropriate personal protective equipment for emergency responders