The Opioid Epidemic: The EMS Role (Free On-line CME)

The Connecticut Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) in conjunction with UConn John Dempsey Hospital has just released a free 1 hour on-line EMS CME: The Opioid Overdose Epidemic: The EMS Role.

The auto-narrated program discusses the background of the opioid epidemic, Connecticut death statistics, Connecticut CORE initiative, the science of addiction, the dangers of fentanyl and fentanyl analogs, opioid overdose treatment, provider safety, prevention initiatives, data collection, harm reduction, and stamp bag recognition.

It can be accessed here:

The Opioid Overdose Epidemic: The EMS Role

You will just need to create an account with Train Connecticut, which is quick, easy and free.  On completion of the course you will be able to download a CME certificate.

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