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Agenda

All times listed below are in Eastern Time Zone (ET).

Day 1: Friday, August 13th, 2021

9:45 - 10:00 AM ET
Welcome & Introductions
10:00 - 10:50 AM ET  
From Toxidromes to Activated Charcoal: A Rational Approach For Managing the Poisoned Patient 
Ann Arens, MD, Minnesota Poison Control System, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
10:50 - 11:25 AM ET  
Over-the-Counter Poisons #1: Acetaminophen
Christina Hantsch, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of the Division of Toxicology, Director of Academic Affairs, Department of Emergency Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine; Medical Director of Toxicology, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
11:25 - 12:10 PM ET  
Over-the-Counter Poisons #2: NSAIDS and ASA
Renee Petzel Gimbar, PharmD, FAACT, Clinical Associate Professor, UIC College of Pharmacy, Chicago, IL
12:10 - 12:25 PM ET   Break
12:25 - 12:55 PM ET  
Case Review & Roundtable Discussion on Complex Acetaminophen Cases 
Ann Arens, MD, Doctor, Hennepin Healthcare System, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
Renee Petzel Gimbar, PharmD, FAACT, Clinical Associate Professor, UIC College of Pharmacy Chicago, IL
Christina Hantsch, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of the Division of Toxicology, Director of Academic Affairs, Department of Emergency Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine; Medical Director of Toxicology, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Katherine Katzung, MD, FASAM, Chair, Emergency Department; Director, Toxicology & Addiction Medicine Program, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN
12:55 - 1:25 PM ET
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: High Flow Oxygen or the Hyperbaric Chamber? 
Kelly K. Johnson-Arbor, MD, FACMT, FACEP, Medical Director of Hyperbaric Medicine, Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
1:25 - 2:05 PM ET
The Ins and Outs of Ups and Downs #1: Tricyclic Antidepressants & Antipsychotics 
J.J. Rasimas, MD, PhD, FAPM, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota; Medical Director of C-L Psychiatry, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
2:05 - 2:50 PM ET Break
2:50 - 3:20 PM ET
The Ins and Outs of Ups and Downs #2: SSRIs and Lithium
Katherine Katzung, MD, FASAM, Vice Chair, Emergency Department, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

3:20 - 4:00 PM ET

Ethanol Intoxication: Too Much of a Good Thing
Travis Olives, MD, MPH, MEd, Emergency Medicine Physician, Hennepin Healthcare; Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota; Medical Toxicologist, Minnesota Poison Control System, Minneapolis, MN
4:00 - 4:45 PM ET
When It’s Not Ethanol: Demystifying Toxic Alcohols
Charles McKay, MD, FACMT, FACEP, President Emeritus, American College of Medical Toxicology; Connecticut Poison Control Center, Hartford, CT
4:45 - 5:00 PM ET Break
5:00 - 5:35 PM ET
Ethanol Withdrawal: When the Good Times End
Jerrold B. Leikin, MD, FACP, FACEP, FAACT, FACMT, FACOEM, FASAM, Consultant, Illinois Poison Center, INSPE Associates, Chicago, IL
5:35 - 6:05 PM ET
Heavy Metals In The ED: Lead, Arsenic & Mercury 
Evan Schwarz, MD, FACMT, FACEP, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology Fellowship Director, Section Chief Medical Toxicology, Advisory Dean in the Office of Student Affairs, Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
6:05 - 6:40 PM ET
Antimicrobials & Antivirals: When the Cure Becomes Toxic
Michele Burns, MD, MPH, FACMT, FAACT, FAAP, Associate Physician in Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Day 2: Friday, August 20, 2021

9:45 - 10:00 AM ET
Morning Announcements
10:00 - 10:45 AM ET
Chasing the Dragon: The New Dangers of Opioid Abuse
Lewis Nelson, MD, FACMT, Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
10:45 - 11:15 AM ET
Taming the Dragon: Management Options for Opioid Use Disorder
Katherine Katzung, MD, FASAM, Vice Chair, Emergency Department, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN
11:15 - 12:00 PM ET
What's New In Your Neighborhood? Cannabis Toxicity & EVALI
Jerrold B. Leikin, MD, FACP, FACEP, FAACT, FACMT, FACOEM, FASAM, Consultant, Illinois Poison Center, INSPE Associates, Chicago, IL
12:00 - 12:15 PM ET Break
12:15 - 12:45 PM ET

Case Study & Roundtable Discussion: Drugs of Abuse
Christina Hantsch, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of the Division of Toxicology, Director of Academic Affairs, Department of Emergency Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine; Medical Director of Toxicology, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Jerrold B. Leikin, MD, FACP, FACEP, FAACT, FACMT, FACOEM, FASAM, Consultant, Illinois Poison Center, INSPE Associates, Chicago, IL
Katherine Katzung, MD, FASAM, Vice Chair, Emergency Department, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN
Lewis Nelson, MD, FACMT, Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

12:45 - 1:20 PM ET
Drug Screen Pitfalls
Paul Wax, MD, FACMT, Professor, Emergency Medicine, UT-Southwestern; Executive Director, American College of Medical Toxicology
1:20 - 1:50 PM ET
The Hot Patient: NMS, SS, Malignant Hyperthermia
Katherine Katzung, MD, FASAM, Vice Chair, Emergency Department, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN
1:50 - 2:35 PM ET Lunch Break
2:35 - 3:15 PM ET
I Can't Breathe! Pulmonary Irritants & Simple Asphyxiants
Charles McKay, MD, FACMT, FACEP, President Emeritus, American College of Medical Toxicology; Connecticut Poison Control Center, Hartford, CT
3:15 - 3:55 PM ET
Chemical Suicide & Mitochondrial Asphyxiants
Paul Wax, MD, FACMT, Professor, Emergency Medicine, UT-Southwestern; Executive Director, American College of Medical Toxicology
3:55 - 4:10 PM ET Break
4:10 - 5:00 PM ET
Disaster Preparedness #1: Radiation Events 
Daniel J. Sessions, MD, Emergency Care Consultants, Minneapolis, MN; Medical Toxicologist, South Texas Poison Center, San Antonio, TX
5:00 - 5:35 PM ET
Disaster Preparedness #2: Organophosphates & Nerve Agents
Christina Hantsch, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of the Division of Toxicology, Director of Academic Affairs, Department of Emergency Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine; Medical Director of Toxicology, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
5:35 - 6:20 PM ET
Disaster Preparedness #3: Other Chemical & Biologic Terrorism 
Daniel J. Sessions, MD, Emergency Care Consultants, Minneapolis, MN; Medical Toxicologist, South Texas Poison Center, San Antonio, TX

 Day 3: Friday, August 27, 2021

9:45 - 10:00 AM ET
Morning Announcements
10:00 - 10:20 AM ET
Local Anesthetic Toxicity: When To Be Concerned
Shaun Carstairs, MD, FACMT, FACEP, Emergency Medicine Physician & Medical Toxicologist, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Rancho Santa Fe, CA
10:20 - 10:55 AM ET
Beta Blockers and Calcium Channel Blockers: When the Antagonists Become Antagonistic
William "Russ" Kerns, II, MD, FACMT, FACEP, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director, Division of Medical Toxicology, Carolinas Medical Center, Davidson, NC
10:55 - 11:30 AM ET
Drug-Induced Dysrhythmias: When You Can't Control the Rhythm
William "Russ" Kerns, II, MD, FACMT, FACEP, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director, Division of Medical Toxicology, Carolinas Medical Center, Davidson, NC
11:30 - 12:00 PM ET

Case Panel & Roundtable Discussion: Novel Treatments for the Crashing Patient
William "Russ" Kerns, II, MD, FACMT, FACEP, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director, Division of Medical Toxicology, Carolinas Medical Center, Davidson, NC
Travis Olives, MD, MPH, MEd, Emergency Medicine Physician, Hennepin Healthcare; Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota; Medical Toxicologist, Minnesota Poison Control System, Minneapolis, MN
Daniel J. Sessions, MD, Emergency Care Consultants, Minneapolis, MN; Medical Toxicologist, South Texas Poison Center, San Antonio, TX

12:00 - 12:15 PM ET Break
12:15 - 1:00 PM ET
Anticoagulants and Antithrombotics: When You Can't Control the Bleeding
Travis Olives, MD, MPH, MEd, Emergency Medicine Physician, Hennepin Healthcare; Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota; Medical Toxicologist, Minnesota Poison Control System, Minneapolis, MN
1:00 - 1:45 PM ET
Out of Balance: Toxicity of Endocrine Agents
Charles McKay, MD, FACMT, FACEP, President Emeritus, American College of Medical Toxicology; Connecticut Poison Control Center, Hartford, CT
1:45 - 2:25 PM ET
The Toxic House: Dangers in Your Garage & Cabinets
Ashley Haynes, MD, Hospitalist, Sound Physicians, Wichita, KS
2:25 -3:10 PM ET Lunch Break 
3:10 - 3:40 PM ET Over-the-Counter Poisons #3: Antihistamines & Antitussives 
Andrea G. Carlson, MD, Emergency Medicine Physician, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, IL
3:40 - 4:25 PM ET
Don't Touch That! Marine, Arthropod & Reptile Envenomations
Michael Levine, MD, FACMT, Associate Professor, Director of Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
4:25 - 5:05 PM ET
 
Don't Eat That! Plants, Mushrooms & Nutritional Supplements 
Lewis Nelson, MD, FACMT, Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
5:05 - 5:20 PM ET Break
5:20 - 5:55 PM ET
Anticonvulsants: When the Level Makes You Unsteady
Daniel J. Sessions, MD, Emergency Care Consultants, Minneapolis, MN; Medical Toxicologist, South Texas Poison Center, San Antonio, TX
5:55 - 6:30 PM ET
The Blue Patient: Methemoglobinemia
Andrea G. Carlson, MD, Emergency Medicine Physician, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, IL