Clinical Toxicology: Fundamentals for Front-Line Practitioners
This 3-module online course provides a practical approach to managing patients poisoned with commonly used substances: salicylates, acetaminophen and toxic alcohols.
Registrations through McGill School of Continuing Studies
About This Course
Toxicity and poisoning are frequently encountered in the emergency department and can carry a high morbidity or mortality risk. Significant improvement in patient outcomes result with rapid diagnosis, collaboration and appropriate management with the multiple physician teams involved.
Drawing on the expertise of toxicologists and educators, the purpose of this 3-module online course is to provide a practical approach to managing patients poisoned with commonly used substances.
Language Availability: English
Suggested Audiences: Emergency care physicians and medical students, nurses, poison information specialists, pharmacists and other emergency care professionals.
Organizational Subscription Price: Ask about our bundle pricing
Independent Learner Price: $228 CDN per person
CME Accredited: This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Module 1 - Salicylates
Module 2 - Acetaminophen
Module 3 - Toxic Alcohols
Each Module Includes
Substance Introduction – Pathophysiology and Clinical Toxicity
Flexibility - access the modules from anywhere and study at any time
Animated didactic videos, interactive slides, and simulated case scenarios will prepare you to rapidly diagnose and appropriately manage poisonings
Knut Eric Hovda, Barry Rumack, Mark Yarema
Modules Content Reviewers
Rana Biary, Kirk Cumpston, Frédéric Dankoff, Alexandre Larocque, Luc Londei-Leduc, Jeanna Marraffa, Christine Stork and Eric Villeneuve