All 2016 classes are full. If you would like to be put on the wait list, please submit your registration form per the instructions below.
Please do not assume you are registered until you receive a confirmation email from us.
Terrorism for the Clinician: Diagnosis and Treatment of Exposures to Chemicals, Radiation & Biotoxins
This course is being offered at the National Capital Poison Center for a 9th year as it has been so popular among health professionals and public health personnel in the Washington, DC metro area. We are offering course on six different dates this year: May 11, 12, 16, 18, 20, and 23. You will attend only one day from 8:45 am - 2:45 pm.
Topics to be covered include:
- Nerve agents
- Biotoxins: botulism, ricin, trichothecene mycotoxins
- Choking/riot control agents: phosgene, chlorine, tear gas
- Vesicants: mustards, Lewisite, phosgene oxime
- Chemical/bioterrorism incident surveillance: role of the Poison Center and role of the clinician.
The course announcement provides details about the class.
The Accreditation Review Committee (ARC) of the American Academy of Continuing Medical Education (AACME) designates this activity for a maximum of 6 hours in Category 1 (approval pending).
To register, open the registration form and save it as a pdf. Open the saved pdf, complete it, save it to your computer/device (using "save as"), then send to us as an email attachment: firstname.lastname@example.org. Do NOT assume you are registered until you receive a registration confirmation from us.
Questions? Call Johanna at 202-895-4263.
We look forward to seeing you and your colleagues at one of the training sessions.
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