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Don't Believe Everything You Hear: Poison and Overdose Myths and Misconceptions

Program Type

OnDemand

Credits

1 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Offline Date:

Sunday, June 6, 2021

ACPE Expiration Date

Sunday, June 6, 2021

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist

Cost

$4.00

  • Overview

    Toxicology is fraught with myths and misconceptions. Poison centers are often consulted about patients who are treated based on these myths. From the assessment to the treatment of poisonings and overdoses, these myths can have negative consequences.

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    Handouts

    Slide Document:   18068H04_4pp.pdf
    Slide Document:   18068H04_2pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Identify at least four common myths and misconceptions related to the assessment and management of poisonings and overdoses
    Identify misconceptions in toxicology that could result in negative consequences
    List common products and drugs that are commonly thought to be highly toxic but aren't


    Pharmacist

    Identify at least four common myths and misconceptions related to the assessment and management of poisonings and overdoses
    Identify misconceptions in toxicology that could result in negative consequences
    List common products and drugs that are commonly thought to be highly toxic but aren't

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-18-068-H04-P

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-18-068-H04-P

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    In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


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