Aug 21, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2016-2017 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENHS 6241 - MEDICAL TOXICOLOGY

[3 Credits]
The purpose of this course is (1) to provide public health, medical, and health sciences graduate students with an introduction to medical toxicology and related medical issues; (2) to link illicit, prescribed, and OTC pharmaceutical poisonings with the pathophysiologic development of drug induced illnesses, (3) to link occupational, environmental, and wilderness hazards and exposures with the patholophysiologic development of organic toxin-induced illnesses; (4) to develop methodologies for the primary prevention, diagnosis and treatment of common poisonings in children and adults; and (5) to prepare medical students for the USMLE Parts 2 and 3, specifically to prepare for questions regarding common poisonings and envenomations in children and adults.