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The ABC's of Poison Prevention: A Teacher's Guide

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Our Teacher's Guide contains lesson plans and corresponding activities for teachers working in pre-school through grade 3. Lessons designed for babysitters have been added as well as additional activity sheets, a poison safety checklist and a Poison Ranger certificate, for use with students to recognize their efforts in course completion.

Look-alike Flip Chart

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Based on research conducted with our target audience, we developed a Look-alike flip chart containing pictures of our look-alike products for use with our poison education programming. Look-alikes are matched sets of one poison matched with a similar-looking food product, showing just how easy it is to make a mistake!

Safe Meds/Safe Disposal (for Teens)Willie the Wonder Drug Czar!

The program includes information on the safe use and storage of medicine as well as safe disposal methods. Teens are also informed of the appropriate use of a poison center. The three videos now available through www.youtube.com include:

STOP! Ask First!

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This poison prevention video for children is geared toward grades K-3. This animated video features the first family of poison prevention & the Toon Family in STOP! Ask First!  This entertaining & informative video reinforces the message to always 'STOP! Ask First' before touching, tasting, or smelling anything, especially poisons.

DVD Copies are available free of charge. To receive your free copy of the video or to schedule poison prevention training for your organization, contact Darlene Marko.

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Overview

This presentation (with voice-over included) is geared toward the general public, whether you view it individually or use it for teaching purposes. While highlighting the sources and dangers of CO, poison safety tips are included to keep your family and your community safe from carbon monoxide poisoning.

Seniors Safe Medication Program

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Most older adults take between 9-13 prescriptions a year. Be sure you know the guidelines.