APCC: Top Medications You Should Have on Hand for Toxicological Emergencies
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About this Webinar
In this session, participants will learn about various medications needed for decontamination and treatment of pets exposed to a toxicant. Participants will learn the top medications recommended by the APCC for common ingestions and how to best use them for patients.
- Why referral may be necessary for toxicological emergencies.
- Products needed for decontamination for dogs and cats.
- Common medications that clinics should stock to manage toxicological emergencies.
- Medications that emergency or specialty hospital should stock for toxicological emergencies.
- Medications to know are available for toxicosis and where to get them.
This session is suited for veterinarians and veterinary technicians but all others are welcome
The live webinar and post-webinar online course are RACE-approved and are eligible for one hour of free CE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.
Catherine M. Dzienisiewski VMD, MLAS
Consulting Veterinarian in Clinical Toxicology
Catherine received her BS in Animal Science from The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State). She then went on to pursue a Master’s Degree in Laboratory Animal Science (MLAS) from Drexel University. After completion, Catherine worked for Merck and Co. for 1 year in the manufacturing division ensuring the safety of common vaccines like Varicella, MMR, and Pneumovax (pneumonia) as well as Black Widow Spider Antivenin. Catherine followed her passion and went to the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2008. Catherine worked in Emergency and Critical Care for 11.5 years prior to starting at the APCC in December 2019. During her time at the APCC, she has become a Team Leader (manager) and is one of the APCC’s Mentor Program Coordinators. She actively sought out these roles to be able to positively impact her own team as well as the rest of the APCC. She also loves to provide guidance, support, and mentorship to her colleagues. Whether she is taking calls or meeting with team members, Catherine truly loves human interaction and sharing her knowledge. Catherine is currently writing three chapters for various toxicology books to be published over the next year. In addition to working at APCC full-time, Catherine enjoys spending time with her husband, Ian, and her 2 rescue dogs Quinn (Great Dane X) and Sampson (Catahoula). Catherine loves to spend time in her garden and in the spring, summer, and fall, you can find her tending the garden and watching the bees and hummingbirds. She also loves the beach (despite her husband not loving it, he will still go with her) and walking the shoreline or watching the waves. In the fall, you can find Catherine and Ian attending home Penn State Football games (and occasionally even an away game). They also love concert going, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
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