PHA 6556 Introduction to Clinical Toxicology
This 3-credit course, which is based on written modules, is structured to comprehensively provide the student with the fundamental concepts of clinical toxicology. Specifically, basic methods and procedures commonly employed in Clinical Toxicology are introduced and explained as well as the concept of Clinical Toxicology as an interdisciplinary science within the field of healthcare. We aim to supplement this information with frequent case studies, detailed module objectives and critical thinking exercises using online journal articles and assignments for each module.
|Module 1||Introduction and history of clinical toxicology|
|Module 3||Management of the poisoned or overdosed patient|
|Module 4||Laboratory principles|
|Module 5||Pharmacokinetics and Toxicokinetics overview|
|Module 6||Administration, liberation, and absorption of toxicants|
|Module 7||Prevention of absorption from the gastrointestinal tract|
|Module 8||A Distribution and metabolism|
|Module 9||Elimination of toxicants|
|Module 10||Enhancement of elimination of toxicants|
|Module 11||Introduction to Occupational Toxicology|
- Goldfrank’s Toxicologic Emergencies
Author: Lewis Goldfrank, Neal Flomenbaum, Neal Lewin, Mary Ann Howland, Robert Hoffman, Lewis Nelson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional; 8th edition (3/28/2006)
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