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Street Drug Update


Total Credits: 0.75 including 0.75 AOA Category 2-A

Average Rating:
   4.5
Bundles:
MAOPS July 2020 - Blue Package
Category:
Addiction Medicine |  Continuing Education |  Family Medicine |  General Practice |  MAOPS |  Opioids
Faculty:
Evan Schwarz, MD,
Duration:
42 Minutes
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Description

In this lecture you will how the illicit substance abuse environment is constantly changing. Physicians need to be aware of the multiple possibilities, trends in use/abuse and new toxicology information that may be applicable to their patient population.

Goals & Objectives:

  • Describe the current illicit drug economy and environment
  • Define important toxidromes that require specific therapies
  • Name new toxidromes that have been described in association with novel illicit drugs

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Faculty

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Dr. Schwarz is at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis where he is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of the Medical Toxicology Fellowship, Section Chief in Medical Toxicology and Advisory Dean in the Office of Student Affairs.  He serves on several committees at Wash U and at Barnes Jewish Hospital.  He is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine in Emergency Medicine and in Medical Toxicology.  Dr. Schwarz also serves his profession as a committee member on multiple committees for the American College of Emergency Physicians, the American College of Medical Toxicology, the Missouri College of Emergency Physicians and the Midwest Chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. 

Dr. Schwarz discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


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