Synthetic Opioid Response
Course Description: This course provides members of the counterdrug nexus with fundamental knowledge and overview of characteristics, hazards, and availability of synthetic opioids such as Fentanyl within the illegal drug market. This course is designed to train responders in the identification of Fentanyl, Fentanyl related substances, Upjohns, AH’s, and W series synthetic opioids. Personnel are also trained on current tactics, techniques and procedures utilized to mitigate hazards to responders during a synthetic opioid incident. This course also covers planning considerations for personnel to implement within their jurisdictions to include: personal protection equipment selection; methods for presumptive field testing and laboratory confirmatory testing; and available local, state and federal resource.
Course Length: 4 Hours