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About Richard Main, MEd, NRP

Richard Main, MEd, NRP, is an EMS instructor. He has worked in EMS since 1993 after obtaining his EMT from Johnson County Community College. He has lived in Kansas, Arizona and Nevada. While in Arizona, Main worked for Avra Valley Fire District in for 10 years and worked in private EMS in Southern Nevada. He currently works as a professor of emergency medical services at the College of Southern Nevada and is lead instructor for Distance CME.

March 2019

May 2018

April 2018

Overdosing from fentanyl through absorption?

By |2020-05-15T08:48:56-04:00April 16th, 2018|Categories: In the field|

When fentanyl first began appearing, many sources claimed you could overdose on the drug by simply touching it. Several studies have debunked that idea, showing that fentanyl overdoses cannot occur via absorption. Despite these findings, it remains necessary to wear gloves when handling any drug, fentanyl included.

December 2017

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July 2017