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ACMT's Total Tox Course is a comprehensive review of the scope of emergency toxicology and will include cutting-edge interventions and management options for poisoned patients. Prominent experts in medical toxicology and emergency medicine will lead the course.  

The 3-day course (register for 1 day, 2 days, or all 3) will focus on medical toxicology topics of interest to emergency providers, including toxicological issues of current clinical and public health importance. Attendees will be presented with state-of-the-art updates on the evaluation and initial management of poisoning and exposure to medications, drugs of abuse, chemical terrorism, and environmental toxins. 

ACMT’s Total Tox Course includes all topics in the 2016 Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine Category 17, Toxicologic Disorders, as well as items from other categories with toxicologic overlap. Numeric locations with the 2016 Model for the topics are listed for the learner’s reference.

Target Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Pharmacists, Operational/Tactical Specialized Practice Medics, Residents and Students 

View Total Tox Course Agenda

Course Objectives

  • Develop an evidence-based approach to evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of acutely poisoned patients.
  • Discuss cutting-edge management options, including new antidote therapies and advanced treatment modalities for critically ill poisoned patients.
  • Understand emerging trends in drugs of abuse and new approaches to the management of patients with substance use disorders.
  • Review chemical and radiological threats and approaches to CBRN victim initial management and stabilization.

 Registration Fees 

ACMT & AAEM Members
Early-bird rate / Regular rate
$200 / $250 $200 / $250 $200 / $250 $500 / $650
Early-bird rate / Regular rate
$225 / $275 $225 / $275 $225 / $275 $575 / $725
Physician Asst, Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Pharmacist, or
Operational/Tactical Specialized Practice Medics 
Early-bird rate / Regular rate
$175 / $225 $175 / $225 $175 / $225 $425 / $575
Residents & Students 
Early-bird rate / Regular rate
$125 / $150 $125 / $150  $125 / $150 $275 / $350
Early Bird Rates: A discount for registering early ends at 11:59pm on July 25, 2018. Fees increase to the Regular Rate after this date, no exceptions.
Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations received in writing on or prior to August 8, 2018 are subject to a $150 processing fee. Refunds will not be granted after August 8, 2018. Please send cancellation request to ACMT at, or fax to 623-533-6520.
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The 2018 ACMT Total Tox Course will be held at the Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront (Address: 71 E Upper Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601; Phone: (312) 346-7100). Rooms will be available at a special group rate of $199/night. This rate is available until August 13, 2018 or until rooms are sold out.
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Continuing Education (CE)

This activity is being planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the University of Alabama School of Medicine and the American College of Medical Toxicology.

CME: It is expected that the University of Alabama School of Medicine will designate this live activity for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

EMS (EMT-P, PHRN, ECRN, LI) CE: Illinois Department of Public Health site code approved for 21 hours of continuing education.

All CE credits are included in registration fee—no additional fee is required.


Have questions? For all inquiries, write to:


Christina Hantsch Bardsley - Leader
Katherine Katzung - Co-Leader
Evan S. Schwarz, MD, FACMT - Leader
Michael Levine, MD, FACMT - Leader 
Paul M. Wax, MD, FACMT