American College of Medical Toxicology Presents a 2-Day Seminar ''Opioids, Toxicology, and the Law''

Monday, October 8, 2018 Alcohol & Drug Abuse News
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Join ACMT in Dallas on December 13-14 for a unique and timely seminar about forensic and medical-legal aspects of opioid use, abuse, and prescribing, from prominent medical toxicologists, medical officers and attorneys.

PHOENIX, Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Join the American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) at the 2018 Seminar

in Forensic Toxicology 'Opioids, Toxicology, and the Law: Medical-Legal Aspects of the Opioid Epidemic' on Thursday, December 13, and Friday, December 14, 2018, in Dallas, TX.

This two-day course will focus on the forensic and medical-legal aspects of opioid use, abuse, prescribing, and addiction by presenting real cases encountered by medical toxicology experts. The seminar will be tailored to the interests of physicians and other professionals involved in numerous disciplines, including medical toxicology, forensic and laboratory medicine, addiction medicine, and the legal community.

The course will feature some of the most experienced medical toxicologists, medical officers and attorneys in the country discussing the following topics:

  • Acute Opioid Toxicity 
  • Driving and Workplace Impairment 
  • Post-Mortem and Laboratory Issues 
  • Opioids in Court 
  • Use of Opioids in Pain Management and Addiction Therapy 
  • Challenges of Criminal Cases

Register early and save! Early bird rates expire on November 10, 2018.

The University of Alabama School of Medicine will provide continuing medical education for physicians. Visit webpage for details.

Link to details and full agenda: https://www.acmt.net/Overview_For_Tox.html

Venue information: The Highland Dallas, Curio Collection by Hilton 5300 E Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, Texas, 75206 Rooms will be available at a special rate of $179/night Reservations: https://www.acmt.net/2018_Forensic_Hotel.html

Presented by:  American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT), and the Society of Forensic Toxicologists, Inc. 

ACMT—Advancing the Toxicologic Care Patients and Populations The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) is a professional, nonprofit association of more than 700 physicians with recognized expertise in medical toxicology. Medical toxicology focuses on the diagnosis, management, and prevention of poisoning/toxicity and other adverse health effects resulting from medications, chemicals, occupational and environmental substances and biological hazards.

 

SOURCE American College of Medical Toxicology



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