Hennepin EMS and Hennepin Healthcare Emergency Medicine offer first aid training for encampment leaders

by Hennepin Healthcare

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 2 pm.

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

What:              Overdose First Aid Training Session
When: 2 pm, 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.