2022 Total Tox Course Day 3 November 18, 2022  |  Virtual

2022 Total Tox Course

November 18, 2022

Day 3: Non-Pharm

The ACMT 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.

Day 3 of the Total Tox Course will focus on Non-Pharm related tox topics. After attending the event, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe the history and pharmacology of local anesthetics.
  2. Discuss the unique characteristics and common clinical use for each prototypical local anesthetic
  3. Assess the most commonly caused several complications of local anesthetics
  4. Identify general thermoregulatory principles
  5. Review the following hyperthermic syndromes & discuss treatment options: Serotonin Syndrome, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, and Malignant Hyperthermia
  6. Discuss the common agents causing Methemoglobinemia
  7. Identify Methemoglobinemia mechanisms of toxicity
  8. Describe best practices in clinical management of Methemoglobinemia
  9. Review the signs and symptoms of lead toxicity
  10. Contrast the toxicity caused by different forms of mercury
  11. Discuss the role of chelation in heavy metal toxicity
  12. Identify the prevalence of ethanol AUD in patients presenting to the Emergency Department
  13. Discuss the genetic vs. environmental factors for ethanol AUD
  14. Assess the most critical laboratory tests for symptomatic patients who have suspected ethanol intoxication
  15. Describe toxicity & time course of methanol (MeOH) and ethylene glycol (EthGly) exposures
  16. Identify 2 stand-in tests for MeOH and EthGly, noting limitations
  17. Present a rationale for treatment with ethanol, fomepizole, and/or hemodialysis
  18. Recognize alcohol withdrawal symptoms
  19. Ensure appropriate treatment so that complications are prevented
  20. Describe the principles of detoxification
  21. Identify various toxic envenomations
  22. Describe the characterization of Black Widow envenomation and management options
  23. Describe management options for pit viper envenomations
  24. Highlight several different classes of plant derived toxins and their effects on humans
  25. Identify hazards of different mushrooms and clinical toxidromes associated with mushrooms
  26. Describe three risks associated with the use of dietary supplements
  27. Review toxicity of essential oils
  28. Discuss common household exposures and their implications
  29. Review toxicity of common household cleaners and toys