Outline of Course

Regional Poison Control Center–PharmD Rotation

Week 1 and 2- Students are introduced to:

  • Toxicology in the News and Toxicology Question of the Week (throughout rotation)
  • Newsletter article, deadline- topic ideas given
  • History taking, charting, GI Decontamination- power point
  • Presentations, 6 each
  • Pill IDs after one week of listening in
  • Explanation of guidelines
  • Sample call presentations- power point
  • Learn from ABAT’s

Week 3-5

  • PharmD’s start taking patient calls
  • Prepare and give OTC presentation in the community
  • Review articles in Toxicology