HENNEPIN COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER: Hennepin EMS and Hennepin Healthcare Emergency Medicine offer first aid training for encampment leaders

Hennepin County Medical Center issued the following announcement on Nov. 20.

Hennepin EMS and Hennepin Healthcare Emergency Medicine professionals are offering an overdose first aid training session for leaders of the south Minneapolis homeless encampment, as well as a few leaders of the broader American Indian community. The training will take place Tuesday, November 20 at the Minneapolis American Indian Center at 2pm.

Mannequin stations will be set up for a visual demonstration and discussion of basic airway techniques and use of Narcan. Physicians and Hennepin EMS instructors will be available for interviews after the educational session.

What: Overdose First Aid Training Session

When: 2pm, Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Where: Minneapolis American Indian Center, 1530 Franklin Ave., Minneapolis

Who: Hennepin EMS and Hennepin Healthcare Emergency Medicine

Hennepin Healthcare is an integrated system of care that includes HCMC, a nationally recognized Level I Adult Trauma Center and Level I Pediatric Trauma Center and acute care hospital, as well as a clinic system with primary care clinics located in Minneapolis and across Hennepin County. The system is operated by Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc., a subsidiary corporation of Hennepin County.

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Source: Hennepin County Medical Center 

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