Rural and Urban Experiences with EMS Overdose Treatment
Results of a survey of 90 urban and rural emergency medical service (EMS) providers practicing in Indiana during the period from November 2020 to March 2021, to determine how many training hours they receive and how comfortable they are with treating opioid overdoses and general drug overdoses. Features survey responses with breakdowns by urban and rural location. Poster presented at the 2021 RTT Collaborative Annual Meeting.
Brycen Ratcliffe, Robin Danek, Ellen Ireland, Eric Reyes
Indiana University School of Medicine
Emergency medical services · Emergency medical technicians and paramedics · Health workforce education and training · Illicit drug use · Prescription drug misuse · Rural-urban differences · Indiana