The poison control and Drug Information Unit coordinates statewide public education programs in order to reduce the incidence of unintentional poisonings and increase awareness of the poison control and drug information unit services.
The poison control and Drug Information unit provides training in clinical toxicology for many different healthcare professionals at a variety of locations within the University. A list of professional education offerings is listed below.
Clinical Toxicology Review Sessions
We will hold continuing education sessions for interested university faculty, and pharmacy students are designed to update them on selected topics in clinical toxicology.
Clinical Toxicology Course
A required two-credit Course is offered to professional students at the College of Pharmacy. Students learn about the assessment, treatment and prevention of common poisonings.
Pharmacy Information and Research
An elective one-credit is offered to professional pharmacy students. This course is an examination of the structure of biomedical literature and research with emphasis on the recognition, evaluation, and application of different study types and the data they produce. The course offers students an opportunity to actual poison and drug information inquiries through An-Najah Poison control and Drug Information Unit's services.