The EMS Public Education branch of the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service offers a variety of presentation topics to the community. This service is free of charge and can be booked by contacting our department at 204-986-6380 .
Illicit/Prescription Drug Education - Drug education relating to various street and prescription drugs with a focus on methamphetamine, opioids and other substances. The information is fact based, current and is continually adjusting due to the ever changing drug market and substance use trends. The presentation will cover substance use disorders, addiction trends, the pathophysiology and pharmacology of various substances, Paramedic response and treatment abilities, departmental response data and stigma reduction strategies. The programming is in very high demand with frequent bookings in high schools, community groups, conference presentations including keynote sessions. WFPS now offers drug presentations in rural Manitoba.
WFPS EMS Response Profile and accessing 911 appropriately - Provide awareness of WFPS Emergency Medical Services Response profile. Provide information in order to appropriately access 911.
Medication, Drug and Life Safety for Children - Providing important safety messages to school aged children regarding medication/drug and life safety awareness.
Career Information - Paramedics on hand to answer questions and discuss the realities of a career in paramedicine.
Welcoming New Canadians - An Introduction to Emergency Medical Services and accessing 911 - An easy to follow presentation designed to introduce new immigrants to the world of Paramedics and 911 Communications