Naloxone Administration with Medical Direction

This Naloxone course provides the first responder knowledge in opioid overdose protocols and use of the Naloxone nasal inhalers. This program also will provide the responding department with Physician oversite and medical direction. This course also provides the department with a quality control programs that provides them with certification, recertification and decertification if needed.

Participants will gain knowledge in the following areas:

Assessing the patient with anaphylaxis

  • Providing ventilatory support to the patient with an opioid overdose
  • Contraindications
  • Trouble shooting
  • Ventilatory support to the patient with an opioid overdose
  • Narcotic overdose and the VSA patient
  • Updating incoming EMS
  • Reporting to EMS
  • Assisting EMS on scene and enroute to a medical facility
  • Documentation