CE Program - Acetaminophen: Beyond the Nomogram

Thursday, February 18th, 2010
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Presented By:

Carol A. DesLauriers PharmD, DABAT
Clinical Services Manager
Illinois Poison Center
Chicago, IL


Arthur Kubic, PharmD, CSPI
Certified Specialist in Poison Information
Illinois Poison Center
Chicago, IL


6:00 pm - Registration
6:30 pm - Dinner
7:00 pm - Program

You must register to attend this meeting.
Registration Deadline is Tuesday, February 16, 2010.


Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center
on the campus of Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
3551 Highland Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Front desk: 630-275-2640

Room A - second floor

Attendees have to sign in at the front desk.
Parking available at the Wellness Center.

Learning Objectives:

1. Explain the pathophysiology of acetaminophen hepatotoxicity and how it relates to the Rumack/Matthews acetaminophen (APAP) nomogram
2. Describe the clinical course and the toxicokinetics of acetaminophen poisoning
3. Identify when use of the APAP nomogram may be inappropriate in choosing antidotal therapy
4. Differentiate between the different n-acetylcysteine treatment courses for APAP toxicity.
5. Determine which antidote regimen is appropriate for which type of acetaminophen-poisoned patient.

Continuing Education Information:

ACPE # 121-000-10-034-L01-P
1 Contact Hour
Type of Activity: Knowledge

This program is sponsored by the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists. The Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Target Audience: Health-System Pharmacists

This program is FREE to members! However, those who do not attend and do not cancel within 48 hours of the program will be charged $25.00 to cover expenses. If you DO attend the meeting, you will not be charged the fee. Special consideration will be given for emergencies or hazardous weather conditions.

Non-members will not be allowed to attend.

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