20:78:06:02. Criteria for training a first responder. Training programs shall meet the following criteria:
Each first responder training program shall include:
(1) The signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose;
(2) The protocols and procedures for administration of an opioid antagonist;
(3) The signs and symptoms of an adverse reaction to an opioid antagonist;
(4) The protocols and procedures to stabilize the patient if an adverse response occurs;
(5) Opioid antagonist duration;
(6) The protocols and procedures for monitoring the suspected opioid overdose victim and re-administration of opioid antagonist if necessary for the safety and security of the suspected overdose victim;
(7) The procedures for storage, transport, and security of the opioid antagonist; and
(8) The method of opioid antagonist administration being taught.
Each first responder training program shall be overseen by a physician licensed pursuant to SDCL chapter 36-4. The employer of a first responder may provide the training for a first responder if the training meets each requirement listed in this section.
A first responder trained to possess and administer opioid antagonists must complete a first responder training program at least every three years.
Source: 42 SDR 98, effective January 7, 2016.
General Authority: SDCL 34-20A-102
Law Implemented: SDCL 34-20A-101
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