The Opioid Overdose Epidemic in America (CAPCE)
- CAPCE Course ID: 21-ACME-F3-0120
- Time: 30 Minutes
- Format: Video
- CAPCE Credits: 0.5
- Practice Area(s): MFR/EMR, EMT, and Paramedic
- Category: Medical
This course will focus on the identification of opioid overdose and the treatment of this condition with Narcan by first responders. The students will gain an appreciation for the magnitude of the opioid overdose epidemic as well as an understanding of how first responders can intervene with Narcan to prevent mortality. Upon completing this course, first responders will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent an opioid overdose patient from possibly becoming another statistic.
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