The American College of Medical Toxicology Offers a ‘Total Tox Course’ Cutting-Edge Toxicology for Healthcare Providers


September 12, 2019 — ACMT will present the 2019 ‘Total Tox Course’ on Monday, December 9 – Wednesday, December 11, 2019, in Washington, DC. The Total Tox Course is a comprehensive review of the scope of emergency toxicology and will include up-to-date interventions and management options for poisoned patients. Prominent experts in medical toxicology and emergency medicine will lead the course. 

The 3-day course will focus on medical toxicology topics of interest to physicians, mid-level practitioners, clinical pharmacists, paramedics, and emergency providers, including issues of current clinical and public health importance. Attendees will be presented with the most up-to-date information to evaluate and manage cases of poisoning and exposure to medications,  drugs of abuse, chemical terrorism, and environmental toxins. 

Topics will include: 

Course organizer Christina Hantsch, MD, FACEP, FAACT, FACMT explains, “The possibility of  a hazmat event is a daily reality, drug overdose has surpassed trauma to become the leading cause of death from injury in the US, and new issues, such as vaping-associated lung injury,  continue to emerge. With facts such as these in mind, it’s clear that emergency providers need  to stay up-to-date in toxicology.” 

This activity is eligible for CME (Continuing Medical Education) and CPE (Continuing Pharmacy  Education).  

Register for the course by November 18, 2019 to get the ACMT early bird discount. 

This course has been recommended by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine, The District of Columbia ACEP Chapter, and the Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians.

The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) is a professional, nonprofit association of physicians with recognized expertise and board certification in medical toxicology. Our members specialize in the prevention, evaluation, treatment, and monitoring of injury and illness from exposures to drugs and chemicals, as well as biological and radiological agents. ACMT  members work in clinical, academic, governmental, and public health settings, and provide poison control center leadership.