Journal article

Impact of online toxicology training on health professionals: the Global Educational Toxicology Uniting Project (GETUP)

Anselm Wong, Rais Vohra, Andrew H Dawson, Andrew Stolbach

CLINICAL TOXICOLOGY | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2017

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The Global Educational Toxicology Uniting Project (GETUP), supported by the American College of Medical Toxicology, links countries with and without toxicology services via distance education with the aim to improve education. Due to the lack of toxicology services in some countries there is a knowledge gap in the management of poisonings. We describe our experience with the worldwide delivery of an online introductory toxicology curriculum to emergency doctors and other health professionals treating poisoned patients. METHODS: We delivered a 15-module introductory Internet-based toxicology curriculum to emergency doctors and health professionals, conducted from August to December..

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