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TECHNOTOX: The Intersection of Technology & Toxicology

March 28-30, 2014, Arizona Biltmore Resort, Phoenix, AZ

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss technology advances and how they affect the care of the toxicology patient.
  • Review ethical issues surrounding critically ill toxicology patients.
  • Discuss how clinicians can incorporate new technologies into their clinical, administrative, and educational practices.

Agenda

 

Friday, March 28, 2014

Continental breakfast served daily, 6:45-8:00am, in the lobby adjacent the Casa Grande Ballroom. 
 
7:00-7:55am
7:55-8:00am
Welcome and Introductions
Suzanne R. White, MD, MBA, FACMT, President, American College of Medical Toxicology
Louise W. Kao, MD, FACMT, Chair, 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting Planning Committee
8:00-9:00am
Platform Session 1

Snake Venom Binding Activity of Expired Antivenoms
Landen L. Rentmeester, MD
University of California-San Diego, San Diego, CA

Trypsin and Rosmarinic Acid Reduce the Toxicity of Eastern Coral Snake (Micrurus fulvius) Venom in Mice
William J. Meggs, MD, FACMT
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Point of Care Testing in Setting of Nitromethane and Methanol Co-ingestion Will Not Mask True Creatinine, Anion, or Osmolar Gap
James Dazhe Cao, MD
Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, Denver, CO

Internet Training Resulted in Improved Intern Performance in a Simulated Poisoned Patient as Measured by Checklist, But Not Global Assessment
Andrew I. Stolbach, MD, FACMT
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

9:00-9:45am
Advanced Management Strategies for APAP Induced Fulminant Hepatic Failure
Ram Subramanian, MD, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
9:45-10:00am Break
10:00-11:30am Breakout Workshops: Attend 2/3 sessions
A.
10:00-10:45am &
10:45-11:30am
Field Detection of Hazardous Substances
Mark Kirk, MD, FACMT, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
B.
10:00-10:45am &
10:45-11:30am
Update on Organ Donation in Toxicology
David Wood, MD, FACMT, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
C.
10:00-10:45am &
10:45-11:30am
Declaring Brain Death in the Toxicology Patient
Laura M. Tormoehlen, MD, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
11:30-11:45am Break & Lunch Pick-Up
11:45-12:30pm
The Air Up There: Controversies Regarding the Toxicity of Aircraft Breathing Air
Michael J. Kosnett, MD, MPH, FACMT, University of Colorado, Denver, CO
12:30-12:45pm Break
12:45-2:15pm Fellows-in-Training Open MIC Session
2:15-4:45pm Afternoon Break and Committee Meetings
4:45-6:45pm Fellows-in-Training Research Forum
7:00-8:30pm
President's Reception

Newly inducted Fellows of the College will be honored during the evening’s festivities.

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Saturday, March 29, 2014

7:00-8:00am Committee Meetings 
8:00am-5:00pm Poster Session A: Posters on DisplayPostersAvailableOnline.jpg
7:55-8:00am Opening Remarks
8:00-9:00am
Platform Session 2

Trends in Opioid Prescribing for Acute Headache in U.S. Emergency Departments
Maryann Mazer-Amirshahi, PharmD, MD
The George Washington University, Washington, DC

Trends in Opioid Prescribing in U.S. Emergency Departments Based on Provider Level of Training
Maryann Mazer-Amirshahi, PharmD, MD
The George Washington University, Washington, DC

A 3-year Analysis and Comparison of Opioid Prescribing Practices by Emergency Care Providers for Chronic Pain
Victoria J. Ganem, RN, BSN
San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX

Buprenorphine/Naloxone Pediatric Ingestion: Exposure Rates Differ Between Film and Tablet Formulations
Eric J. Lavonas, MD, FACMT
Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, Denver, CO

Buprenorphine/Naloxone Abuse and Diversion: Film Rates are Less Than Tablet Rates
Eric J. Lavonas, MD, FACMT
Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, Denver, CO

Sub-Anesthetic Slow Infusion of Ketamine for Treatment of Depression Produces Rare but Currently Unpredictable and Potentially Serious Psychosomatic Effects
J.J. Rasimas, MD
Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA

9:00-9:45am
Advanced Neuroimaging and Toxicology
Laura M. Tormoehlen, MD, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
9:45-10:30am
Presidential Keynote:
Specialty Toxicology Testing: The Interface with The Clinician and the Response to Emerging Drugs of Abuse
Robert Middleberg, PhD, DABFT, DABCC-T, Laboratory Director & Vice President, Quality Assurance, NMS Labs, Willow Grove, PA
10:30-10:45am Break
10:45-11:45am Poster Session A: Authors with Posters
11:45am-1:15pm
Professional Development Session: Attend 2/3 sessions
A.
11:45am-12:30pm
&
12:30-1:15pm
Techno TATS: Tricks, Apps, and Tips
Howard A. Greller, MD, FACMT, Northshore University Hospital, New York, NY
Daniel E. Rusyniak, MD, FACMT, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
B.
11:45am-12:30pm
&
12:30-1:15pm
Medication Safety and Technology: Clarity or Complexity?
Moderator: Lewis S. Nelson, MD, FACMT, New York University, NY
Panelists: Brenna Farmer, MD, Weill-Cornell Medical Center, New York NY; Erica Liebelt, MD, FACMT, University of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, AL; Jeanmarie Perrone, MD, FACMT, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Silas W. Smith, MD, New York University, New York, NY
C.
11:45am-12:30pm
&
12:30-1:15pm

Use of Antivenom for Exotic Envenomations:  Clinical, Regulatory, and Practical Considerations
Leslie V. Boyer, MD, FACMT, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
C. Drew Foster, The Phoenix Zoo, Phoenix, AZ
Anne Michelle Ruha, MD, FACMT, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
Dorothy Scott, MD, U.S. Federal Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD

1:15-2:15pm
Resident/Student Luncheon: Why Medical Toxicology?
Michele M. Burns, MD, MPH, FACMT, Children't Hospital Boston, Boston, MA
Leslie R. Dye, MD, FACMT, Journal of Medical Toxicology, Waynesville, OH
Louise W. Kao, MD, FACMT, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
1:15-2:15pm
Fellows-in-Training Luncheon: How Can an MPH Enhance Your Toxicology Career?
Stephen W. Munday, MD, MPH, FACMT, University of California-San Diego, San Diego, CA
Josh G. Schier, MD, MPH, FACMT, Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
  Afternoon at Leisure and Committee Meetings 
 
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Sunday, March 30, 2014

 
7:00-8:00am Committee Meetings
8:00am-3:00pm Poster Session B: Posters on Display
8:00-9:00am ACMT Business Meeting
9:00-10:00am
Platform Session 3

Survival of Swine with Nifedipine Toxicity Treated with Methylene Blue
Christine M. Murphy, MD
Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC

Incidence and Outcomes of Adult Cardiac Arrest Associated with Toxic Exposure Treated with Therapeutic Hypothermia (ToxiCool)
Katharine L. Modisett, MD
Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC

The Use of Physostigmine by Toxicologists in Anticholinergic Toxicity
J. Wesley Watkins, MD
Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Effects of Calcium Channel Blocker Poisoning Interventions: A Systematic Review
Maude St-Onge, MD
University of Toronto, Ontario Poison Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada

10:00-11:00am Poster Session B: Authors with Posters
10:45-11:00am Break
11:00-11:30am
Novel Applications of Mobile Technology to Measure and Change Behavior
Edward W. Boyer, MD, FACMT, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA
11:30-12:00pm
Toxicogenomics and Adverse Drug Reactions/Toxicity
Andrew Monte, MD, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
12:00-12:30pm
Hemodialysis: EXTRIP Updates
Paul I. Dargan, MBBS, FACMT, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
 

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Accreditation

The University of Alabama School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 13.0 “AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.” Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The University of Alabama School of Medicine is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

Disclosure Summary

Planning Committee

Louise W. Kao, MD, FACMT, Chair, 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting
Michele M. Burns, MD, MPH, FACMT, Chair, ACMT Education Committee
Howard A. Greller, MD, FACMT
William R. Kerns, MD, FACMT
Erica Liebelt, MD, FACMT
Lewis S. Nelson, MD, FACMT
Anne Michelle Ruha, MD, FACMT
Shan Yin, MD
Paul M. Wax, MD, FACMT

Venue 

Arizona Biltmore Hotel
2400 East Missouri Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85016
T: 602.955.6600