A Message from the AACT President, June 2, 2020

02 June 2020   Dear AACT Members, While AACT leadership has spent the past month fretting about NACCT and how we would pull off a fully remote meeting, whining that we won’t get to see everybody in person this fall, things have really been put…

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Update on NACCT 2020

Update on NACCT 2020 19 May 2020   Dear friends and colleagues, The Board of Trustees for the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT) met yesterday and have determined that this September’s meeting of the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology (NACCT) will be a…

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AACT Joint Statement Caution About Toxicity From Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, The American College of Medical Toxicology and the American Association of Poison Control Centers Caution About Toxicity From Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine. McLean, VA — March 30, 2020 — There are currently no medications or vaccines proven to be effective for the direct treatment…

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AACT Joint Statement Caution About Use of Cleaning Products and Disinfectants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, The American College of Medical Toxicology and the American Association of Poison Control Centers Caution About Use of Cleaning Products and Disinfectants. McLean, VA — April 24, 2020 — There are currently no medications or vaccines proven to be effective for the direct…

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Apply for the Junior Investigator Research Grant

The AACT is offering a research grant program that supports clinical toxicology research and the development of new investigators’ research skills. Applications for this research grant program should emphasize study objectives that focus on clinical toxicology research, sound research methods that support the study objectives,…

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North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology (NACCT)

#NACCT2020 will be held in San Francisco, California September 10-14, 2020 Abstract Submission is Open! Instructions of authors NACCT is an annual conference that allows physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and scientists from around the world to participate in the sharing of knowledge on a wide variety…

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New! Free Online Fundamentals of Clinical Toxicology Course

Drawing on the expertise of toxicologists and educators, this three-module online course provides a practical approach to managing patients poisoned with commonly used substances: salicylates, acetaminophen and toxic alcohols. Each Module Includes: Substance Introduction – Pathophysiology and Clinical Toxicity Risk Assessment Treatment Alternate Scenarios Case…

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Twelve Tips for the Toxicology Expert Witness

There are several tips, that I either learned from experience or through the experience of others, that I find to be helpful in the expert witness side of my full-time consulting business. These are geared towards the toxicologist who does expert witness work here and…

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ABAT Journal Club Webinars available for CE Credit

Current CE Credit Webinars by Date: 04/07/2020, Journal #16: Kratom’s abuse potential and associated fatalities. Should we be concerned, or leaf it alone? 11/05/2019, Journal #15: Bup, Bup, Bup – Managing Bupropion, A Dirty Drug In Overdose ABAT Webinar Archives Upcoming Webinar Dates

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Section Webinars available for CE Credit

Current CE Credit Webinars by Date: 06/02/2020: Liver Injury and Dietary Supplements 05/05/2020: Medical/Surgical Management of Radiological/Nuclear Casualties: An Overview and Focus on Cutaneous Radiation Injuries; NIAID, NIH Program to Develop and License Radiation Medical Countermeasures 03/03/2020: Historical Natural, Industrial, and Manmade Toxicological Disasters that…

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