Professional Education

Emergency Responders and Potential Opioid Exposures

Please review this position statement from the American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) and American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT). This paper outlines recommendations for personal protective equipment (PPE) when dealing with fentanyl or fentanyl analog exposures in the field.

Homeland Security has issued a statement that contrary to recent news reporting, there are no fentanyl analogs resistant to Naloxone. Download the Homeland Security article.

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The Opioid Crisis in Rural America
Presented by Kirk Hughes
Archived Recording from the Minnesota Farm Bureau: 

Poison Help, The Antidote for Any Poisoning: 1-800-222-1222
Presented by Kirk Hughes
Archived Recording:

Emergency Preparedness

The following fact sheets are in PDF format.
Print and replicate as needed.

Antidote Stocking
Bomb and Blast Injuries
Chemical - 20 Questions & Answers
Irritant Gases
Nerve Agents
Radiological Antidote
Radiation Victim Tx Algorithm
Acute Radiation Syndrome
Radiological Dispersal Device
Patient Exposure Information
Public Safety Response Guideline for Radiological Dispersion Devices
Riot Control Agents
Riot Control Algorithm

Medical Resources

Poison Centers in the United States are regularly consulted by health care facilities to provide treatment recommendations regarding poisoned patients. Poison centers provide up to date, evidenced-based information on toxicity and treatment 24 hours a day at no cost. They are backed up by medical toxicologists.


Pediatric Esophageal Coin Bougienage
Presented by Ben Orozco
Toxicology Pearls: Physostigmine
Presented by Dr. Jon B. Cole
Accidental Tricyclic Antidepressant Overdose
Presented by Dr. Ben Orozco
Cyanide Toxicity
Presented by Dr. Cole and Dr. Orozco
Minnesota Poison Control System:
Bucko and Ayla’s Story

Presented by Kirk Hughes on Behalf of Hennepin County Medical Center TRA CCS

MN Poison Control System

Poison Help button

[email protected] 1-800-222-1222

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