Evergreen Fire Rescue Monthly CE Dec 20, 2022--Patient's with Behavioral Issues & Substances Abuse
Considerations for EMS when treating patient's with Behavioral issues and Substance abuse issues. Things to be aware of for EMS providers.
Be able to identify and recognize patient's who have overdosed on illicit substances including opioids,, marijuana, huffing and substances.
Name appropriate treatment for an overdose and specific signs and symptoms to be aware of during Transport
Identify ways to keep EMS safe on these scene with a combative patient.
Gina Scarbrough, NRP, FP-C
EMS Continuing Education approved by the State of Colorado through Centura Health Prehospital Services Training Center and Group # CO 039 (SAH), #CO 040 (PSF) and #CO 065 (SDG)
- 0.50 Airway, Ventilation, Respiratory
- 1.00 Medical
- 0.50 NCCP-Medical: Psychiatric and Behavioral Emergencies
- 0.50 NCCP-Medical: Toxicological Emergencies - Opiods
- 0.50 Operations
- 0.50 NCCP-Operations: EMS Culture - Culture of Safety