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IVECCS TECH MDR 2017: A Toxin, a Metabolite, and an Antidote

IVECCS TECH MDR 2017: A Toxin, a Metabolite, and an Antidote

IVECCS TECH MDR 2017: A Toxin, a Metabolite, and an Antidote

Jeff Backus, CVT, RVT, VTS(ECC)
Jeff Backus, CVT, RVT, VTS(ECC)
on behalf of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society

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Launch date: 01 Mar 2018

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Last updated: 22 Mar 2018

Reference: 187087

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Description

A toxin, a metabolite, and an antidote walk into a bar: Who hooks up with who? Toxic ingestions are a very frequent occurrence to the veterinary ER. The number of potential toxins is almost infinite. In this course, we’ll discuss a few select common toxicants including zinc, ethylene glycol, xylitol, and acetaminophen. We’ll also discuss signs of toxicity and toxic principles, toxicologist consultation, and decontamination.

Objectives

Toxic principles
Discuss toxic principles and define LD50
Decontamination methods
Discuss decontamination methods of the included toxins
Antidotal therapy
Discuss antidotal therapy where applicable
Toxicology consultation
Discuss benefits of toxicology consultation
Jeff Backus, CVT, RVT, VTS(ECC)

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Jeff Backus, CVT, RVT, VTS(ECC)
on behalf of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society

Jeffrey started as a veterinary assistant in general practice in 1995 after completing an ROP program. He began working at an overnight ER in 2004 and has done emergency and critical care ever since. He became a RVT in 2009 and was an ER/ICU Supervisor at Animal Urgent Care for over 12 years. Jeffrey also now taught part time at his alma mater, Heritage College, for 7 years and is a Program Advisory Committee member for Platt College, Alhambra. In 2013, he passed the AVECCT exam and became credentialed as a VTS(ECC), sat on the AVECCT exam committee for 3 years, and now is on the credentialing committee. He has also been a subject matter expert for the CA VMB. He is also currently on the Board of Directors for the California RVT Association, CaRVTA. Most recently, he moved to Massachusetts to join academia, working as an ICU technician at the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. He is also a frequent lecturer and speaker on all topics related to emergency and critical care.

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