Expiration Date: 07/11/2024
*Please note that you must complete the Post Webinar Evaluation (link below) to receive CE credit.
Fellow, Medical Toxicology
Medical Toxicologist and Emergency Medicine Physician
Rocky Mountain Poison Center/U. Colorado Anschutz Medical Center
David Vearrier, MD, MPH
Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Has disclosed no relevant financial relationships
Marine envenomations are a much-feared and glamorized topic with limited supporting information. This presentation will endeavor to summarize the ocean critters and substances of concern to the toxicologist and other providers.
Acknowledgement of In-Kind Commercial Support
No in-kind commercial support was received for this educational activity.
Learners must complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion. You must participate in the entire webinar as partial credit is not available. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.
Physicians and Pharmacists
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and American Academy of Clinical Toxicology. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Designation Statement – Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM for physicians and 1 knowledge-based contact hours for pharmacists. Learners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
NOTE to Pharmacists: The only official Statement of Credit is the one you pull from CPE Monitor. You must request your certificate within 30 days of the activity to meet the deadline for submission to CPE Monitor.
Objectives – After attending this program you should be able to:
- Describe the excepted clinical course after a Gaboon viper envenomation
- Discuss the role of expired antivenom and North American Crotalid Antivenom in Gaboon viper envenomations
- Review the risk of delayed coagulopathy and serum sickness after antivenom treatment
Disclosure of Conflict of Interest
The following table of disclosure information is provided to learners and contains the relevant financial relationships that each individual in a position to control the content disclosed to Amedco.