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ACMT Pre-Meeting Symposium: CSI Atlanta: Toxicology, Law Enforcement and Crime Scene Investigation

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ACMT Pre-Meeting Symposium: CSI Atlanta: Toxicology, Law Enforcement and Crime Scene Investigation

Sep 28, 2013 8:00am ‐ Sep 28, 2013 12:00pm

Objectives:

  1. Describe common and new illicit drugs identified by law enforcement crime lab analysis
  2. Illustrate the process of drug recognition at the scene and analytical methods for analyzing drug specimens obtained in law enforcement investigations
  3. Recognize some limitations in analytical techniques with regards to illicit drugs
  4. Review recent trends in street drug adulterants
  5. Contrast the pathophysiology and health/toxicologic risks of street drug adulterants
  6. Construct how the death certification process works in the setting of poisoning death
  7. Describe some of the epidemiologic features of death by poisoning and opioid related deaths
  8. Restate the possible roles of the medical toxicologist in the setting of poisoning death
  9. Appraise the epidemiology, trends and clinical presentation of DFSA
  10. Describe methods of investigation of DFSA
  11. Describe limitations of different analytical modalities
  12. Predict the role of the medical toxicologist in expert legal testimony of DFSA
  13. Describe the evidence for and against acetaminophen causing analgesic nephropathy
  14. Describe specific issues pertaining to the drug-endangered child, including long-term hazards of exposure to clandestine methamphetamine labs, pediatric methadone exposures
  15. Discuss pathophysiology of agitated delirium
  16. Describe prehospital and law enforcement practices in dealing with agitated delirium, including the use of physical restraint and the use of TASER weapons in this setting
  17. Discuss the adverse outcomes in agitated delirium and sudden death in police custody. 4. Recommend harm reduction strategies in prehospital intervention to prevent potentially dangerous practices and drug-drug interactions

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ACMT Pre-Meeting Symposium: CSI: Atlanta: Toxicology, Law Enforcement and Crime Scene Investigation

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ACMT Pre-Meeting Symposium: CSI: Atlanta: Toxicology, Law Enforcement and Crime Scene Investigation

Sep 28, 2013 1:30pm ‐ Sep 28, 2013 4:00pm

Objectives:

  1. Review classic approaches in the pharmacologic management of agitated delirium
  2. Apply newer approaches for the pharmacologic management of agitated delirium
  3. Discuss a rational patient centered approach to the pharmacologic management of agitated delirium
  4. Distinguish issues surrounding chronic medication use in incarcerated patients
  5. Contrast drug withdrawal, access to medication in prison and continuation of medication upon release from prison
  6. Describe some important historical poisoning outbreaks associated with the prison population
  7. Associate methods of self harm unique to the prison population
  8. Describe unique environmental conditions in prisons (such excess heat) that pose unique risks to medicated patients
  9. Identify features of malicious child poisoning/Munchausen syndrome by proxy
  10. Visualize the role of the medical toxicologist in the drug-endangered child or malicious child poisoning
  11. Review the medical and ethical controversies management of "body stuffers"
  12. Discuss the current evidence in support of treatment guidelines for "body stuffers"
  13. Formulate a clinical plan of care for a "body stuffers"
  14. Discuss the role of imaging in the management of “body stuffers”

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ACMT Clinical Pathophysiology Competition (CPC)

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ACMT Clinical Pathophysiology Competition (CPC)

Sep 28, 2013 4:30pm ‐ Sep 28, 2013 6:30pm

Objectives:

  1. Formulate an approach to the diagnosis of complex poisoning cases based on limited data
  2. Describe the management of several unique poisonings
  3. Identify potential pitfalls in the diagnostic approach to poisoned patients
  4. Formulate an approach to the diagnosis of complex poisoning cases

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