Pharmacy OD training Dec 2016

Filed a complaint with Shoppers Drug Mart and the owner of the store I took the training also escalated the complaint.  His store will no longer be handing out Public Health Ontario’s literature.  Quote the Pharmacists “Public Health makes us put their info in the kits”  Crazy someone tells you to murder people you do it??   

Photo of contents my Take Home Naloxone from Shoppers Drug Mart Dec. 31, 2016.  Went through the training material very quickly Pharmacists knows I have some medical background and have been trained before.  Corrected her on a few items “Gary I see you know whats going on”  Why would any pharmacist disseminate inaccurate potential life threatening information?? Ten’s of thousands lay responders in Ontario, Canada eager to follow a clinicians instructions in the belief they are saving lives.

There is another large chain Pharmacy not ten doors down the street. Showed Pharmacist the info and had a chat with him. I said “Don’t forget to breathe” He responded “You bet ya, Jesus”

My article Emergency Medicine News 2015; 37(12):31 ‘Flaws in Toronto’s Opioid Overdose Prevention Program’ Hyperlinks to Public Health Ontario’s training literature

Lange Handbook ‘Poisoning and Drug OD’ First class pharmacy school student not allowed in any lab not knowing any poisoning or Drug OD gets rescue breathing ASAP
Read page 1 & 290

Current edition Lange as per all medicine past present and future

These pharmacist should read the monographs Naloxone and overdose.

Part 10 Treatment OD Fentanyl RESCUE BREATHING ASAP

Instructions Canada as the whole world monographs

2016 other Canadian provinces

Pet eats a poison or drug Veterinarian will give rescue breathing then antidote continue rescue breathing. Not torture them with chest compression’s. Why do we allow this to our women and children??


Page one was my 8.5 X 11 certificate.  Page two following was in black and white; standard widely distributed flyer and poster in colour below. Pharmacist not paying for colour copies, neither would I that ‘cyanotic blue’ background is an embarrassment to say the least. 


Page three also in black and white.  Signs prove the heart is beating patient needs breaths ASAP.  


Page four ‘SAVE ME’ protocol College Pharmacists B.C.  my comments in red


Showed and talked to the Pharmacist about the following letter after my training.  Look of pure dread, eyes bugged out, lips puckered.  I said “You can keep this copy from the CPSO” Response “OH NO keep it for yourself”  Dr. Michelle Klaiman video   Dr. Klaiman’s full power point 



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EMN 2015; 37(12):31 Article in the 2015 AHA & ILCOR guidelines 'Opioid OD'

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