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Fentanyl Workshop for First Responders (Nanaimo)

Vancouver Island Convention Centre - Dodd Narrows Room (101 Gordon Street)
May 11, 2017 - May 12, 2017 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is hosting two-day fentanyl workshops for first responders throughout the province of BC in May 2017:

These workshops are free to attend thanks to the generous support of the Police Services Division within the Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General and the Civil Forfeiture Office of BC.

Please see the attached flyer for details.

Day 1 is open to ALL first responders

Topics covered include:

  • What Fentanyl is and how to identify it

  • Fentanyl handling guidelines and use of PPE
  • Identification of Fentanyl labs and safe response
  • First Responder case study

Day 2 is restricted to law enforcement and related public safety investigators

Topics covered include:

  • Trends in Fentanyl trafficking
  • Fentanyl, its analogues and emerging opiods
  • Undercover operations, clandestine lab and tableting investigations
  • Fentanyl prosecution strategies

How to Register

Municipal Police Departments: Please enroll your members using eCourse

All External Agencies: Please provide: 1) Attendee Name; 2) Attendee Email Address; 3) Workshop Location and send the information via email to Sgt. Kelly Joiner (APD), Manager of Advanced Training Programs, JIBC Police Academy.

Hotel Information

Hotel rooms at the Coast Bastion Hotel (11 Bastion Street, Nanaimo) have been reserved for attendees at the Nanaimo workshop ($130/night + taxes). (This hotel is within walking distance to the workshop location, approx 300 m.).

Rooms are reserved until April 10 and requires a booking code when making a reservation: CBI-GFC16798


For more information about Fentanyl for First Responders, please visit www.fentanylsafety.com.

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Last updated March 31, 2017