NPIS CPD day
Wednesday 22nd July 2015
Update in acute poisoning
The National Poisons Information Service (Birmingham Unit) is holding an update on various aspects of clinical toxicology including a session on the optimal use of TOXBASE, the computerized database of the NPIS.
The programme will be of particular relevance to clinicians working in Acute Medicine and Accident and Emergency Departments. All the speakers are acknowledged experts on their topics of presentation.
Professor Nick BatemanFormerly Director of the NPIS (Edinburgh Unit), Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh and Emeritus Professor in Clinical Toxicology, University of Edinburgh
Dr Sally BradberryDeputy Director, NPIS (Birmingham Unit) and West Midlands Poisons Unit, City Hospital, Birmingham; Honorary Senior Lecturer, School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham
Dr Simon HillConsultant Clinical Toxicologist, NPIS (Newcastle Unit) and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Newcastle University
Professor Allister Vale
Director, NPIS (Birmingham Unit) and West Midlands Poisons Unit, City Hospital, Birmingham; School of Biosciences and College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham
|Registration and coffee||09.30-10.00|
|Welcome and introduction||10.00-10.05|
|Paracetamol poisoning: is treating more people better?||10.05-10.40|
|Management of antidepressant poisoning||10.40-11.15|
|Recreational drugs and legal high update||11.45-12.45|
|Optimal use of TOXBASE||13.45-14.20|
|Alcohol and glycol poisoning||14.20-14.55|
|Management of cardiotoxic drug poisoning||14.55-15.30|
|Controversies in the use of flumazenil and naloxone||15.30-16.00|
|End of symposium||16.00|
'Update in acute poisoning' has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 4 category 1 (external) CPD credits.