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EMS Care Chapter 23 | Toxicological Emergencies | Opioids

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EMS Care Chapter 23 | Toxicological Emergencies | Opioids

We begin this chapter on Care for Toxicological Emergencies and opioids with an introduction to the subject. We subsequently explore in-depth:

  • Lesson 1: Definitions
  • Lesson 2: Routes of Absorption
  • Lesson 3: Drugs of Abuse
  • Lesson 4: Poisoning and exposures
  • Lesson 5: Medication Overdose
  • Lesson 6: Discusses the procedures and protocols for handling emergencies and treatments
  • Lesson 7: Synthetic Stimulants
  • Lesson 8: Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC
  • Lesson 9: Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome
  • Lesson 10: Chapter Review

 

The Core Concepts and takeaways from this chapter include:

  • Identify common synthetic stimulants and natural or synthetic THC
  • Identify Common Opioids
  • Explain common treatment options for a person experiencing an opioid overdose
  • Routes of absorption
  • Drugs of Abuse
  • Poisoning and exposures
  • Medication overdose

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 8 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 23 | Toxicological Emergencies | Opioids

  • Chapter Introduction
    03:43
  • Lesson 1 | Basic Terminology
    02:33
  • Lesson 2 | Routes of Poison Absorption
    11:52
  • Lesson 3 | Drugs Of Abuse
    13:33
  • Lesson 4 | Poisonings And Exposures
    03:12
  • Lesson 5 | Medication Overdose
    03:33
  • Lesson 6 | Treatment Procedures
    11:36
  • Lesson 7 | Synthetic Stimulants
    04:34
  • Lesson 8 | Tetrahydrocannabinol THC
    03:41
  • Lesson 9 | Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome
    03:10
  • Lesson 10 | Chapter Review
    09:04
  • Toxicological Emergencies

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