Online continuing education courses from the Division of EMS are on the Public Safety Training Campus (PSTC). All EMS course are labeled WBT900 and higher:
Local training, written protocols, and medical director approval are required before a local medical director allows Ohio-certified EMS providers to perform naloxone administration in the field.
Ohio EMFTS Board accredited and Ohio EMFTS Board approved training institutions can develop and provide this training from the PowerPoint presentation into an EMS continuing education opportunity following Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 4765-7-09.
This training module is designed to assist non-medical first responders with administration of naloxone via intranasal route.
First responders are increasingly likely to encounter fentanyl and other synthetic opioids during the course of their daily activities, such as overdose calls and traffic stops, arrests, and searches.
To help first responders protect themselves when the presence of fentanyl is suspected or encountered, a Federal Interagency Working Group coordinated by the National Security Council developed Fentanyl Safety Recommendations for First Responders and the companion roll call training video, Fentanyl: The Real Deal.
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