Oil & Water Brochure V11 - American College of Medical Toxicology

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Oil & Water Brochure V11 - American College of Medical Toxicology

American College of Medical ToxicologyWith the assistance of Florida College of Emergency PhysiciansWith Support from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)*Oil & Water:Toxicology in Emergency ResponseMarch 17, 2011Hyatt Regency ResortClearwater Beach, FloridaThe release of toxic substances into the environment has occurred again and again throughout history. Public healthand emergency management agencies have been developing ways to respond to those events. It seems like every day,the news is filled with some toxic exposure. This conference will look at environmental disasters including the recentDeepWater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill to discuss the emergency response to toxicologic disasters. A moderated paneldiscussion will address ways that toxicology partner organizations and agencies could rapidly and efficiently coordinatethe response of toxicologists to toxic environmental emergencies and ensure that public health officials, emergencyresponders, and occupational and environmental health practitioners have access to toxicologic expertise.Free continuing education - Webinar Access Also Available


OIL & WATER: Toxicology in Emergency Response7:50-8:00amIntroduction and WelcomeThe Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill8:00-8:30am8:40-9:10am9:20-9:50am10:00-10:30am10:30-10:45amAcute Toxicity of Crude Oil and Dispersants:Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill - Louisiana, 2010James H. Diaz, MD, Professor of Public Health andPreventive Medicine, LSU School of Public HealthBaton Rouge, LARegional Response: Coordinating A State andLocal Response from the Disaster CenterRobert D. Cox, MD, Medical Director, Mississippi PoisonControl Center, University of Mississippi, Jackson, MSCan We Do That. Yes We CanMark Ryan, PharmD, Director, Louisiana Poison CenterShreveport, LAMichigan Oil SpillCynthia Aaron, MD, Medical Toxicology DirectorWayne State University, Detroit, MIBreakSurveillance, Triage, Assistance to Non-Toxicologists10:45-11:15am11:20-11:50am11:50:12:20pm12:20-1:45pmTennessee Fly Ash Disaster: Setting up FutureMedical SurveillanceJohn G. Benitez, MD, MPH, Associate ProfessorVanderbilt University, Nashville, TNThe Alberton Train Derailment: Toxicologistsas a Rare ResourceCynthia Lewis Younger, MD, MPH, Medical DirectorFlorida Poison Information Center, Tampa, FLRisk Communication for Medical Toxicologists:Talking Science to the General PublicCharles A. McKay, MD, Associate ProfessorUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, CTLunch-on your ownPartner Perspectives: Organizing a Coordinated Response1:45-2:10pm2:10-2:35pm2:35-3:05pm3:05-3:35pm3:35-4:05pm4:05-4:15pmSetting Up a Coordinated Response to anEnvironmental DisasterCarina Blackmore, PhD, State Public Health VeterinarianFlorida Department of Health, Tallahassee, FLThe Role of Florida Department of Health inExposure AssessmentDavid Krause, PhD, MSPH, CIH, State ToxicologistFlorida Department of Health, Tallahassee, FLRegional Poison Center Involvement in AcuteToxicological EventsJay L. Schauben, PharmD, DirectorFlorida Poison Information Center, Jacksonville, FLAAPCC and Its Role in Disaster ResponseRichard C. Dart, MD, PhD, Medical DirectorRocky Mountain Poison & Drug Center, Denver, CONational Response: Perspective on OtherDisasters and Preparedness for the FutureJoshua G. Schier, MDNational Center for Environmental Health, CDC, Atlanta, GABreakPanel Discussion: Rapid and Effective Integration ofToxicologists into Environmental Disaster Response4:15-5:15pmDiscussants:Jay L. Schauben, PharmDRichard C. Dart, MD, PhDCarina Blackmore, PhDJoshua G. Schier, MDCDC, our planners, and our presenters wish to disclose they have no financial interests orother relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers ofcommercial services, or commercial supporters with the exception of Dr. Cynthia Aaronwho has disclosed a financial relationship with ToxEd, a Gold Standard / Elsevier affiliateand Merck & Company related to fee for services and stock ownership respectively.Presentations will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a productunder investigational use.There was no commercial support for this activity.


Course Objectives• Describe and illustrate the roles that toxicologists fulfill inidentifying, assessing risks for, managing, and communicatingabout human health effects associated with disasters involvingtoxic substances.• Discuss the interplay of various state, local, and nationalagencies in disaster responses.• Identify opportunities for toxicologist participation in preparingfor and responding to such disasters.• Create and enhance partnerships designed to improve responsesto disasters involving toxic substances.Who Should Attend?Toxicologists, public health professionals, emergency medicinephysicians, occupational and environmental physicians, disasterresponse personnel, regional officers for national/state healthrepresentatives, US Coast Guard.Free Registra+on & Con+nuing Educa+onThe American College of Medical ToxicologyACMT is a professional nonprofit association of physicians withrecognized expertise and board certification in medical toxicology.The College is dedicated to advancing the science and practice ofmedical toxicology and to ensuring that patients exposed topoisons and toxic substances receive optimal care by directcontact with qualified medical toxicologists.ACMT has extensive experience in producing highly regardededucational programs. These include symposia at national medicalmeetings, regional conferences for public health and healthcareprofessionals, and review courses for the medical toxicologycertification examination.Continuing EducationContinuing education for this activity is pending. See finalannouncement for details.Continuing Nursing EducationCenters for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as aprovider of continuing nursing education by the American NursesCredentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.Please register no later than Friday, March 11, 2011.Register online here to attend course at theHyatt Regency Resort, Clearwater Beach, FL.Register online here for live webinar access.Call 623 533 6340 for additional information.Accommodations:The newest and onlywaterfront Hyatt resort onFlorida’s west coast, theClearwater Beach HyattRegency Resort is the epitomeof luxury, with world-classamenities awaiting you.Hya$ Regency Resort Clearwater Beach, FloridaHotel informa+on here.*Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by the cooperativeagreement award number 1U61TS000117-01 from the Agency for ToxicSubstances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). The views expressed in writtenconference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do notnecessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and HumanServices; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, ororganizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.Course Directors:Josef G. Thundiyil, MD, MPHCynthia Lewis Younger, MD, MPHJames H. Diaz, MDAmerican College of Medical Toxicology16045 N. Tatum Boulevard, Suite 200-111, Phoenix, AZ . P/F 623 533 6340 . www.acmt.net

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