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
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of .75 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.
The MAOPS Education Planning Committee has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.
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