Jun 24, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 University Catalog

EMD - 830 Medical Toxicology/Poison Control


This course introduces the student to the nature and scope of poisoning. The Illinois Poison Center covers the entire state of Illinois and handles 90,000-100,000 calls per year from individuals and healthcare facilities. The goal for the medical student is to develop a basic understanding on acute poisonings. In addition, the student will be knowledgeable about the public health role of the Poison control Center and Medical Toxicologists in managing poisons throughout the state, and it’s interface with the public and health care facilities. Elective Retake Counts for Credit: Yes. Pass/No Pass Grading Allowed: Yes. Credit(s): 2-4