Event Calendar

COVID19 Webinar: N95, Surgical Masks, PAPRs & Scarves

April 8, 2020, 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Our Medical and Public Health Considerations of COVID-19 webinar series continues this week with Masks and COVID19: N95, Surgical Masks, PAPRs and Scarves, at 3pm ET on Wednesday, April 8th.

Certified Safety Professional and Industrial Hygienist, Dr. Joseph A. Cocciardi, will give an overview of standard Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), status and availability, and identify alternative tools for protection during the COVID19 pandemic. Tim Wiegand, MD, FACMT will also be providing a brief presentation on PPE in Addiction Treatment Settings. The webinar will also include Updates From the Front Lines featuring doctors from Tehran, Iran, New Orleans, and Newark, New Jersey.

Topics & Presenters

Masks and COVID19: N95, Surgical Masks, PAPRs and Scarves
Joseph A. Cocciardi PhD MS
Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
Registered Sanitarian/Registered Environmental Health Specialist (RS/REHS)
Founding Principal, Cocciardi and Associates, Inc., Mechanicsburg, PA 

PPE In Addiction Treatment Settings
Timothy Wiegand, MD FACMT
Director of Toxicology and of Toxicology Consult Service
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Updates from the Front Lines
Hossein Hassanian-Moghaddam, MD FACMT
Clinical Toxicologist, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

President-Elect, American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM)
Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of Research and Director of Diversity, Section of Emergency Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences, New Orleans, LA
Professor and Chair of Emergency Medicine, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

Date and Time

Masks and COVID19: N95, Surgical Masks, PAPRs and Scarves
April 8, 2020
3:00 PM ET

To join the online event

This webinar is free but registration is required.

1. Go to https://acmtevents.webex.com/acmtevents/onstage/g.php?MTID=ec867d34e5408cfc42ea3cc8468ea2f0b 

2. Click "Register".

3. On the registration form, enter your information and then click "Submit".

4. If asked to enter a password, it is: toxcov19

During the event

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Technical Issues?

During the COVID19 pandemic, WebEx is experiencing high volume traffic as more and more events switch to virtual. Because of this, some registrants may experience technical difficulties connecting to the webinar. If you are a mac user, we highly recommend upgrading your operating system to the most recent version before the webinar. If you are unable to connect via your computer, we recommend you go to the App Store or Google Play and download the WebEx app onto your smartphone or tablet. You can also find more info on the WebEx Troubleshooting website.

On-Demand Resources

View recordings of previous webinars and download PDFs of their slides at: www.acmt.net/COVID-19_Webinars

American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT)
American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT)
American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM)
American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC)
Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicologists (APAMT)
European Association of Poison Centers and Clinical Toxicologists (EAPCCT)
Middle East & North Africa Clinical Toxicology Association (MENATOX)