Tuesday April 30, 2019
Fairmont Royal York
Overdoses and poisonings are sometimes familiar and sometimes frightening, and are a small but important part of the practice of emergency medicine. Toxicology will focus on the interesting world of poisons, their nature, effects and antidotes.
1) Are you certain your knowledge is up-to-date in medical toxicology ?
2) Come and develop pragmatic treatment strategies for the crashing tox patients
3) Benefit from Live discussions where you can talk about your most challenging tox cases with Canada’s medical toxicologists
Dr. Margaret Thompson is the Medical Director of the Ontario, Manitoba and Nunavut Poison Centres, the President of the Canadian Association of Poison Control Centres and a practising Emergency Physician at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. For the past 9 years, she has also been the Program Director for the Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology Royal College Subspecialty Program at the University of Toronto and sat on the Royal College Subspecialty Committee. She is most proud of her current and graduated fellows, all of whom are now leaders in both Clinical Pharmacology and/or Toxicology in Canada. She is one of four course co-founders of the original 2003 CAEP Toxicology Roadshow, has presented a number of toxicology topics at continuing education venues, has been nominated for and won a number of teaching awards. She actively works with the Coroner’s Office, Public Health and Health Canada on toxicology surveillance, chemical emergency preparedness and evidence-based care of the poisoned patient.
Dr. Marco Sivilotti is Professor and Deputy Head of Emergency Medicine at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He completed residency training in emergency medicine at McGill University in Canada, and fellowship training in medical toxicology at the University of Massachusetts in the United States. He has previously been on faculty at the University of Ottawa and Harvard Medical School, and is currently on staff at the Kingston General and Hotel Dieu Hospitals. He also serves as medical consultant to the Ontario Poison Centre in Toronto, and serves on the Royal College Specialty Committee for Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology.