EMS Care Chapter 44 | Naloxone – Narcan | Original Version
We begin EMS Care Chapter 44 | Naloxone – Narcan with an introduction to the subject. We subsequently explore in-depth these lessons:
- What is Naloxone?
- Guidelines for Administering Naloxone
- Intranasal Naloxone
- Intramuscular Naloxone and
- Role of an EMT
The Core Concepts and takeaways from this chapter include knowing how to manage:
- Opioid antagonist
- Reverse CNS and Respiratory depression due to opioid overdose
- That Narcan is not effective against non-opioid drugs, and
- First responders or bystanders can administer Narcan intranasally or through autoinjectors.
- 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.