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Teaches the practical clinical assessment and management of poisoning from common or important chemical agents. This includes an understanding of the underlying mechanisms of toxicity and the psychological, social and economic associations with self poisoning.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Medicine and Public Health|
On completion, students will: (a) Understand the mechanism and principles of toxicity from common and important chemical exposures; (b) Understand the principles of risk assessment for acute and chronic exposures; and (c) Understand the treatment options for specific poisonings.
Teaching will be based around clinical problems supported by monographs and key literature. It will specifically deal with poisoning from Agrochemicals (Carbamates, Glyphosate, Organochlorines, Organophosphates, Paraquat), Heavy Metals (Arsenic, Lead, Mercury), Environmental Exposures (Cyanide, Carbon Monoxide, Hydrogen Fluoride), Toxic Alcohols (Ethylene Glycol, Methanol).
|Replacing Course(s)||Not Applicable|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based
Distance Learning : Paper Based
Email Discussion Group
Problem Based Learning
|Course Materials||None listed|
|Timetable||2014 Course Timetables for EPID6630|