EMRA & ACMT Tox Guide with Ken Katz
EMRA and ACMT Tox Guide with Dr. Ken Katz
May 1, 2020
Dr. Tiffany Proffitt talks with Dr. Ken Katz, Editor-In-Chief of the EMRA and ACMT Toxicology Guide. Listen as they discuss how to use the guide, think like a toxiclogist and how to master any tox ingestion.
Tiffany Proffitt, DO, MABS
Honor Health, Scottsdale, AZ
Ken Katz, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FACMT
Editor-In-Chief EMRA Toxiology Guide
Philadelphia College of Emergency Medicine, Professor
Emergency Medicine Physician, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Seeing an uptick in bleach ingestions? Wondering how to manage that hydroxychloroquine overdose? You are in luck, in this episode, Tiffany talks with Dr. Ken Katz, Editor-In-Chief of the EMRA and ACMT Toxicology Guide. They discuss everything from why and how it was created, the user friendly way it was designed and how it teaches you to think like a toxicologist. We finish up on some advice if you are interested in toxicology and considering a toxicology fellowship. Everything you need to master every tox ingestion.
- The poisoned patient goes hand and hand with the new COVID era; this guide can help you get past those first few steps of resuscitation with confidence.
- Know how to speak to poison control.
- No such thing as medical clearance.
- If you’re interested in toxicology and have that moment where you think, ‘I might want to be a toxicologist,' DO IT!!! It can open doors and career opportunities that you never knew existed.