Toxicology Teaching Day

The Upstate New York Poison Center, in conjunction with the Department of Emergency Medicine, and the Office of Continuing Education at SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, hosts an annual Toxicology Teaching Day.

Teaching Day is open to:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • EMS personnel
  • All health care professionals taking care of poisoned patients

Toxicology Teaching Day—November 7, 2012

The Sixthteenth Annual
Toxicology Teaching Day (2012)

The Genesee Grande Hotel
1060 East Genesee Street
Syracuse, New York 13210
Tel: 315 476-4212, 800 365-HOME (4663)

For more information contact Rose More:
315 464-6197 or morer@upstate.edu

For complete Details & Registration Form PDF document

What You Missed in 2011

Buffalo, NY—September 7

Toxicology Teaching Day—September 7, 2011
0730 – 1200

Sponsored by the Upstate Medical University and
The New York Poison Center

Objectives
Identify toxins implicated in hyperthermia syndromes and
discuss the differential diagnosis
Discuss the pharmacologic difference between older and newer neuroleptics
Identify toxins that are anticholinergic and their toxicity profile
Discuss the toxicity of lithium and appropriate treatment strategies

Lectures
Neuroleptic: Old and New
Hyperthermia Syndromes
Anticholonergic Agents & Hallucinogens

Erie County Medical Center
Rm: Large Conference Room at ECMC
462 Grider Street
Buffalo, NY 14215-3098
716 898-4119
Directions

To register and for information contact Janette Zhu:
315 464-7075 or Email

9/7/2011 Buffalo NY Tox Teaching Flyer PDF document

Johnson City, NY—October 21

Toxicology Teaching Day—October 21, 2011
0730 - 1200

Sponsored by the Upstate Medical University and
the New York Poison Center

Objectives
Identify patients at risk for acetaminophen poisoning
Discuss the pharmacokinetic differences with oral and intravenous acetaminophen
Identify new trends in drugs of abuse and management of these exposures

Lectures
An Update on Acetaminophen Poisoning
New Antidotes
New Antidepressants and Antipsychotic in Overdoses
Newer Drugs of Abuse

Wilson Medical Center
Rm: Picciano Building; 4th fl;rm 5A/5B
33-57 Harrison Street
Johnson City, NY 13790-2174
607 763-6000
Directions

To register and for information contact Janette Zhu:
315 464-7075 or Email

10/21/2011 Johnson City Tox Teaching Flyer PDF document

Syracuse, NY—November 2

Fifthteenth Annual Toxicology Teaching Day—November 2, 2011

Program Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Become familiar with laboratory methods and limitations in application to the poisoned patient
  • Identify new and interesting media reports of poisoning and their application to future planning and poisoning identification efforts
  • Describe practice changing articles from the past several years and specific ways in which everyday practice of management of poisoned patient has changed
  • Discuss the controversies and issues involved in identification of the acetaminophen poisoned patient and appropriate use of n-acetylcysteine based upon differing case presentations
  • Identify the critical syndromes and management strategies for patients presenting after exposure to herbal dietary supplements
  • Identify critical issues to evaluate in the care of the pediatric poisoned patient
Course Directors

Christine Stork, Pharm.D., DABAT
Clinical Director, Upstate NY Poison Center
Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine and
Section of Clinical Pharmacology,
Department of Medicine SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY

Richard Cantor, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Medical Director, Upstate NY Poison Center
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY

Speakers

Deborah Anguish, RN, CSPI
Certified Specialist in Poison Information
Upstate New York Poison Center
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY

Alexander Garrard, Pharm.D.
Clinical Toxicologist
Upstate New York Poison Center
Assistant Professor,
Department of Emergency Medicine
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY

Michael Hodgman, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
Medical Toxicologist
Upstate New York Poison Center
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
Bassett Healthcare
Cooperstown, NY

Michael Holland, MD, FAACT, FACMT, FACOEM, FACEP
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Medical Toxicologist, Upstate NY Poison Center
SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Attending Physician
Department of Occupational Medicine
Glens Falls Hospital Center for Occupational Health
Glens Falls, NY

Heather Long, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Medical Toxicologist
Upstate NY Poison Center
Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Director, Medical Toxicology
Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Albany Medical College
Albany, NY

Jeanna Marraffa, Pharm.D., DABAT
Assistant Clinical Professor
Upstate NY Poison Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine and Section of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY

Ross Sullivan, MD
Medical Toxicology Fellow
Clinical Instructor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Upstate NY Poison Center
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY

Prashant Joshi, MD
Clinical Instructor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Medical Toxicologist
Upstate NY Poison Center
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY
Director, Medical Toxicology
Associate Professor,
Department of Pediatrics
Attending Physician,
Buffalo Children,s Hospital
New York, NY

Program Description

The intent of this specially designed program is to provide extensive, quality, up-to-date information required for the management of toxicologic problems. This program is intended for physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other health care providers who routinely care for poisoned patients.

Program

2011—Contemporary Drugs of Abuse"
Ross Sullivan, MD

Keynote
The Howard Weinberger MD Lecture:
"Pediatric Critical Care Toxicology"
Prashant Joshi, MD

Mushroom Toxins
Alexander Garrard, Pharm.D.

25 years of Toxicology, What's New, What's Better, What's the Same?
Richard Cantor, MD

High-Fidelity Patient Simulation Cases: Acute Overdose
Jeanna Marraffa, Pharm.D.
Christine Stork, Pharm.D.
Michael Hodgman, MD
Heather Long, MD
Michael Holland, MD

Poison Quiz Bowl—Interactive Program

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