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Toxicology in the Era of the COVID-19 Pandemic: What Lessons Can We Learn?

CME : 4.25 +1
Start Date :  Mar 25 - 2021 End Date :  Mar 25 - 2021

Organized by :   NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Specialities :   Emergency Medicine, Pharmacy and Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistants, Infectious Disease

Conference Summary

Toxicology in the Era of the COVID-19 Pandemic: What Lessons Can We Learn? is organized by NYU Grossman School of Medicine and will be held on Mar 25, 2021.

Credit Designation Statement:

The NYU Grossman School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hours:
This program will award 4.3 continuing nursing education contact hours. Participants must complete a course evaluation to claim contact hours for this learning activity.

The NYU Meyers College of Nursing Center for Continuing Education in Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Course Description:
This one-day course, instructed by the dynamic faculty from the NYU Ronald O. Perelman Department of Emergency Medicine and the New York City Poison Control Center, is intended for learners of all backgrounds who have an interest in the exciting world of medical toxicology. The course will offer participants the opportunity to engage in challenging interactive clinical scenarios that will help them understand the unique effects of how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the poisoning throughout New York City. Through this course, the learners will be exposed to common toxins and learn the approach to the evaluation and treatment of the acutely poisoned patient.

Educational Objectives:
After participating in this activity, clinicians should be able to:
• Recognize how PCCs function and the know when to call the PCC for information or questions related to the evaluation and treatment of toxic exposures
• Be able to describe the various chemicals and drugs that became increasingly prevalent because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and also be able to describe these toxins with respect to evaluation, treatment and disposition
• Explain the effects of how medications interact with each other and how a disease, such as COVID-19, can impact and potentially exacerbate drug toxicity from maintenance medications

Credit Info

  • CME : 4.25
  • Contact Hours : 4.3
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6 Speakers
Target Audience

Emergency medicine physicians, advanced practice providers, pharmacists, pharmacy students, medical residents of any speciality and medical students.

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