New Epinephrine Training Looks to Benefit Smaller Ambulance Services

Manual injection, as opposed to auto-injection (EpiPens), is cheaper for some departments

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota Department of Health is increasing training for emergency response teams on using injectable epinephrine. The manual shot only costs around $400 per dose, compared to $800 per dose used in the auto–injectable epipens. FM Ambulance has been using needles and syringes to administer doses for the last few years. Some paramedics say this training could be…