EMS Care Chapter 44 | Naloxone – Narcan | Updated Version

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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:

  1. Opioids
  2. What is Naloxone?
  3. Guidelines for Administering Naloxone
  4. Intranasal Naloxone
  5. Intramuscular Naloxone and
  6. 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.

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.
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Course Content

EMS Care Chapter 44 | Naloxone – Narcan

  • Lesson 0 – Chapter 44 Introduction
  • Lesson 1 – Opioids
  • Lesson 2 – What is Naloxone?
  • Video – Using Naloxone to Reverse an Opioid Overdose
  • Lesson 3 – Guidelines for Administering Naloxone
  • Lesson 4 – Intranasal Naloxone
  • Lesson 5 – Intramuscular Naloxone
  • Lesson 6 – Role of an EMT
  • Video – First Responder’s Safety and Fentanyl
  • Lesson 7 – Chapter Review
  • EMS Care Chapter 44 | Naloxone – Narcan

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