开始时间: 待定 持续时间: Unknown
授课老师： Thomas Kearney
Clinical Toxicology: Poisons in the Home and Community will cover clinical assessment & emergency response.
Here are the overall learning objectives for this course:
1. Describe the epidemiology of poisonings to include most common age groups, scenarios, substances involved, and outcomes.
2. List the steps taken if confronted with a poisoning to include appropriate first-aid, history necessary to assess a poisoning, and appropriate emergency response (poison control center, 9-1-1).
3. Recognize the hazard potential among common household products (cleaning agents, personal care products, hydrocarbons, caustics).
4. Describe the clinical presentation and emergency treatment for poisonings caused by plants and mushrooms, venoms, stimulants, and depressants.
5. Identify useful clinical signs and symptoms to diagnose a suspected poisoning.
6. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of methods to decontaminate a poisoned patient.
7. List the steps taken to manage a comatose poisoned patient to include supportive care and use of antidotes.
Lectures will be provided by the following speakers as follows:
Module 1: General Principles & Household Hazards — Tom Kearney
Module 2: Plants & Mushrooms — Ilene Anderson
Module 3: Venoms — Lee Cantrell
Module 4: Stimulants — Patil Armenian
Module 5: Depressants — Kent Olson
Module 6: ED Management & Assessment — Craig Smollin
This is a survey course on the principles of Clinical Toxicology. The emphasis will be pre-hospital and emergency hospital management of poisonings with a case-oriented lecture format. The topics are prioritized by prevalence of human poisoning, natural and synthetic toxins, and target organ effects.