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Agenda

All sessions will take place in the Declaration AB room of the Grand Hyatt Washington on the Declaration Level. Registration will be in the Grand Foyer.

Day 1: Monday, December 9, 2019 

8:00 - 8:10 AM
Welcome & Introductions
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
8:10 - 9:10 AM
From Toxidromes to Activated Charcoal: A Rational Approach For Managing the Poisoned Patient 
Ann Arens, MD, Doctor, Hennepin Healthcare System, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
9:10 - 9:55 AM
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
9:55 - 10:40 AM
Over-the-Counter Poisons #2: NSAIDS and ASA
Andrew Stolbach, MD, MPH, FAACT, FACEP, FACMT, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD
10:40 - 11:00 AM Break
11:00 - 11:30 AM
Case Review & Roundtable Discussion on Complex Acetaminophen Cases
11:30 - 12:00 PM 
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
12:00 - 1:30 PM Lunch Break
1:30 - 2:00 PM
The Ins and Outs of Ups and Downs #1: Tricyclic Antidepressants & Antipsychotics 
Brandon Wills, DO, FACMT, FACEP, Associate Professor, Division of Clinical Toxicology, Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Emergency Medicine; Director, Medical Toxicology Fellowship; Associate Medical Director, Virginia Poison Center, Richmond, VA
2:00 - 2:30 PM
The Ins and Outs of Ups and Downs #2: SSRIs and Lithium
Katherine Katzung, MD, FASAM, Chair, Emergency Department; Director, Toxicology & Addiction Medicine Program, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN
2:30 - 3:00 PM
Ethanol Intoxication: Too Much of a Good Thing
Andrew Stolbach, MD, MPH, FAACT, FACEP, FACMT, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD
3:00 - 3:40 PM
When It’s Not Ethanol: Demystifying Toxic Alcohols
Charles McKay, MD, FACMT, FACEP, Past President, American College of Medical Toxicology; University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, CT
3:40 - 4:00 PM  Break
4:00 - 4:30 PM
Ethanol Withdrawal: When the Good Times End
Ken Kulig, MD, FACMT, FACCT, Medical Toxicologists, Toxicology Associates Prof LLC, Denver, CO
4:30 - 5:00 PM 
Heavy Metals In The ED: Lead, Arsenic & Mercury 
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
5:00 - 5:30 PM
Antimicrobials & Antivirals: When the Cure Becomes Toxic
Brandon Wills, DO, FACMT, FACEP, Associate Professor, Division of Clinical Toxicology, Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Emergency Medicine; Director, Medical Toxicology Fellowship; Associate Medical Director, Virginia Poison Center, Richmond, VA

Day 2: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

8:00 - 8:10 AM                    
Review of Day 1
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
8:10 - 8:50 AM
Chasing the Dragon: The New Dangers of Opioid Abuse
Ann Arens, MD, Minnesota Poison Control System, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota 
8:50 - 9:30 AM
Taming the Dragon: Management Options for Opioid Use Disorder
Katherine Katzung, MD, FASAM, Chair, Emergency Department; Director, Toxicology & Addiction Medicine Program, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN
9:30 - 10:10 AM
What's New In Your Neighborhood? Drugs Other Than Opioids
Ann Arens, MD, Doctor, Hennepin Healthcare System, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
10:10 - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 - 11:00 AM Case Study & Roundtable Discussion: Drugs of Abuse
11:00 - 11:30 AM
Drug Screen Pitfalls
Paul Wax, MD, FACMT, Professor, Emergency Medicine, UT-Southwestern; Executive Director, American College of Medical Toxicology
11:30 - 12:10 PM
The Blue Patient: Methemoglobinemia
Bryan Judge, MD, FACMT, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners, Grand Rapids, MI
12:10 - 1:30 PM  Lunch Break
1:30 - 2:00 PM
I Can't Breathe! Pulmonary Irritants & Simple Asphyxiants
Charles McKay, MD, FACMT, FACEP, Past President, American College of Medical Toxicology; University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, CT
2:00 - 2:40 PM
Chemical Suicide & Mitochondrial Asphyxiants
Paul Wax, MD, FACMT, Professor, Emergency Medicine, UT-Southwestern; Executive Director, American College of Medical Toxicology
2:40 - 3:00 PM  Break
3:00 - 3:45 PM
Disaster Preparedness #1: Radiation Events 
Daniel J. Sessions, MD, Emergency Care Consultants, Minneapolis, MN; Medical Toxicologist, South Texas Poison Center, San Antonio, TX
3:45 - 4:15 PM
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
4:15 - 5:00 PM
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: Wednesday, December 11, 2019

8:00 - 8:10 AM
Review of Day 2
Katherine Katzung, MD, FASAM, Chair, Emergency Department; Director, Toxicology & Addiction Medicine Program, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN
8:10 - 8:30 AM
Local Anesthetic Toxicity: When To Be Concerned
Suzanne Doyon, MD, MPH, FACMT, ASAM, Medical Director, Connecticut Poison Control Center; Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, UConn Health, Farmington, CT
8:30 - 9:00 AM
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
9:00 - 9:30 AM
Antiarrhythmics and Antihypertensives: 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
9:30 - 10:00 AM Case Panel & Roundtable Discussion: Novel Treatments for the Crashing Patient
10:00 - 10:20 AM Break
10:20 - 11:00 AM
Anticoagulants and Antithrombotics: When You Can't Control the Bleeding
Maryann E. Amirshahi, PharmD, MD, MPH, PhD, FACMT, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
11:00 - 11:30 AM
Out of Balance: Toxicity of Endocrine Agents
Charles McKay, MD, FACMT, FACEP, Past President, American College of Medical Toxicology; University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, CT
11:30 - 12:15 PM
The Toxic House: Dangers in Your Garage & Cabinets
Joseph Yanta, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
12:15 - 1:45 PM  Lunch Break 
1:45 - 2:15 PM Over-the-Counter Poisons #3: Antihistamines & Antitussives 
Maryann E. Amirshahi, PharmD, MD, MPH, PhD, FACMT, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
2:15 - 2:55 PM 
Don't Touch That! Marine, Arthropod & Reptile Envenomations
Michelle Hieger, DO, MS, Emergency Physician and Medical Toxicologist, WellSpan Health York Hospital, York, PA
2:55 - 3:35 PM  
Don't Eat That! Plants, Mushrooms & Nutritional Supplements 
Lewis Nelson, MD, FACMT, Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, New York, NY
3:35 - 3:50 PM  Break
3:50 - 4:30 PM  
Anticonvulsants: When the Level Makes You Unsteady
Suzanne Doyon, MD, MPH, FACMT, ASAM, Medical Director, Connecticut Poison Control Center; Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, UConn Health, Farmington, CT
4:30 - 5:00 PM
The Hot Patient: NMS, SS, Malignant Hyperthermia
Katherine Katzung, MD, FASAM, Chair, Emergency Department; Director, Toxicology & Addiction Medicine Program, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN