Course Title

TOXICOLOGY


Summary

This course will offer an overview of various toxins and their clinical impact on small animals, as well as detailed protocols for the management of toxicoses. A wide selection of toxicology topics will be offered, including antifreeze and other alcohol toxicities, common household and outdoor hazards, insecticide toxicoses, managing patients who have been exposed to an unknown toxin, herbal toxins and mood-altering drugs, as well as toxicoses of exotic animal species. All modules are available to veterinarians and licensed, registered, or certified veterinary technicians.

Authors
Sharon Gwaltney-Brant

Sharon Gwaltney-Brant

Vice President and Medical Director, ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center
Adjunct Instructor, Department of Veterinary Biosciences

DVM, North Carolina State Univ.; PhD, Kansas State Univ.; Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Toxicology; Diplomate, American Board of Toxicology


Eric Dunayer

Eric Dunayer

Senior Toxicologist, ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center
Adjunct Instructor, Department of Veterinary Biosciences

MS, Drexel Univ.; VMD, Univ. of Pennsylvania; Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Toxicology; Diplomate, American Board of Toxicology

 

Due to reduced staffing during the holidays, enrollment in Veterinary Education Online is limited to the following times:

  • Enrollments received after 12:00 p.m. CT on Wednesday, November 26, will receive enrollment notification by 5:00 p.m. CT on Monday, December 1.
  • Enrollments received after 12:00 p.m. CT on Tuesday, December 23, will receive enrollment notification by 5:00 p.m. CT on Monday, December 29.
  • Enrollments received after 12:00 p.m. CT on Monday, December 29, will receive enrollment notification by 5:00 p.m. CT on Wednesday, December 31.
  • Enrollments received after 12:00 p.m. CT on Wednesday, December 31, will receive enrollment notification by 5:00 p.m. CT on Friday, January 2.

 

 

 

Course Modules CE Hours Fees
Antifreeze and Other Alcohol Toxicoses 1 $40
Decontamination 1 $40
Managing the Mystery Poisoning Patient 1 $40

 

Benefits
  • Get an in-depth overview of a wide variety of toxicants
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the clinical effects each toxin produces by species
  • Learn critical decontamination procedures and treatment techniques

Supported in part by the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center and the Department of Veterinary Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.