Free Continuing Education: The Nation’s Poison Control Centers
You may know that poison centers
You may know
that poison centers provide medical treatment and triage for poisonings to help
people of all ages and in all kinds of poisoning situations. Poison centers are
also a resource for healthcare professionals. On average, 16% of
all calls to poison centers are placed from healthcare facilities each year.
module provides an overview of poison center resources, relevant poisoning
trends, strategies for integrating poison center services into clinical practice
and information about accessing a poison center. All IPA members are
invited to take advantage of a free educational event with
continuing education credits (available from June 15 to September 28) to help
increase awareness of our nation’s poison centers. Learn more about the
Poison Help line and HRSA’s Poison Control Program by
visiting their website or calling the
toll-free Poison Help number 1-800-222-1222.
This eLearning module has been
developed by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Poison
Control Program and Office of Pharmacy Affairs with the support of the HRSA
Pharmacy Services Support Center.