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          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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