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Co-presenters 2007-2008

Arizona Emergency American Academy of
Medicine Research Clinical Toxicology
Center The Advanced Hazmat Life Support (AHLS) Provider
program is a 16 hour, 2-day
course which trains the
participant to:
u Provide rapid assessment
of hazmat patients
u Recognize toxic syndromes
Continuing Education (toxidromes)
u Provide medical manage-
The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sci-
ences Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medi- ment for hazmat patients
cal Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sci-
u Apply the poisoning
ences Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 22.0 treatment paradigm
hours in category 1 credit towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award
(15.5 Provider and 6.5 Instructor). Each physician should claim only those u Administer specific
hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy is
Florida Poison Information Center/Jacksonville

approved by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Educa-

tion as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education.
Those completing pre- and post-tests, attending all sessions,
and completing the evaluation will be awarded credit. The AHLS Provider
The AHLS Instructor
Course is awarded 16.5 contact hours (1.65 CEUs) and assigned ACPE uni- program is a 6-hour, 1-day

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versal program number 003-999-99-079-L04. The AHLS Instructor Course
is awarded 7.5 contact hours (.75 CEUs) and assigned ACPE universal pro- course that trains participants
gram number 003-999-99-078-L04. to demonstrate AHLS principles
The American College of Emergency Physicians designates this education
and adult education theory.
activity for a maximum of 21 hours in Category 1 credit towards the AMA
Jacksonville,FL 32209

Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those AHLS instructors can then bring
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hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

This continuing education activity is approved by the Continuing Education
Visit us on the web: the AHLS curriculum to their
Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) for 16 own area. If you are interested
hours of advanced and 6 hours of educator continuing medical education.
CECBEMS is an organization established to develop and implement polices
in holding an AHLS program in
to standardize the review and approval of EMS continuing education activi- (904) 244-4465 your area, please contact AHLS
ties. The sponsoring organizations of CECBEMS are the National Associa-
tion of Emergency Medical Technicians, the American College of Emer- Noelle Polson International Headquarters for
gency Physicians, National Association of Emergency Medical Services Phy- more information.
sicians, National Association of State Emergency Medical Services Direc- E-mail:
tors, National Council of State Emergency Medical Services Training Coor-
dinators, and National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.

Sponsored by Florida Poison Information Center/Jacksonville, Shands

Jacksonville and the University of Florida Health Science Center.
Target Audience
AHLS Syllabus

July 30-31, Aug 1, 2008

n Other

November 5-7, 2008

u Paramedics u Physicians
u Nurses u Pharmacists

n Industrial Hygienist

Checks Payable to: Florida Poison Information Center

n Provider & Instructor n Provider n Instructor
Toxicologists Industrial Hygienists

Method of Payment: n Check n Credit Card nPO

u u
The course presentation is designed for EMS and

Which program will you attend (check one):

other health professionals. The AHLS Provider and Instructor Programs follow a similar schedule each day, i.e., didactic lectures
each morning followed by small group interactive case studies each afternoon.

n Physician

Provider Program

655 WEST 8TH STREET, BOX C-23, JACKSONVILLE, FL 32209 OR FAX: (904) 244-4063
See Registration Form
u General Principles of AHLS u Toxic Inhalations

Which program (check one):

Hazardous Materials Epidemiology Irritant Gases

n Pharm.D.
Shands Jacksonville/UFHSC Jacksonville DAY 1

n Jan 30-31, Feb 1, 2008

Important Properties of Hazardous Asphyxiants

Are you a (check one):

n Paramedic n Nurse
Jacksonville, FL Materials Antidotes in Detail:

n March 26-28, 2008

Course Faculty Normobaric Oxygen

Cardholder’s Name
Medical Management of Hazmat Victims

VISA/MC Card #
Personal Protective Equipment and Hyperbaric Oxygen

Expiration Date
Jay L. Schauben, Pharm.D., DABAT, FAACT Decontamination Methylene Blue

Toxidromes & Toxicodynamics Amyl Nitrite


Thomas A. Kunisaki, M.D., FACEP, ACMT
Antidotes in General Sodium Nitrite

n R.Ph.
Other Instructors TBA Establishing and Organizing a Hazmat Sodium Thiosulfate
Registration Fees Response Team u Interactive Case Studies


Early Bird* Regular
Registration Registration u Pesticide Poisoning u Miscellaneous Toxicants
Organophosphates & Carbamates Hydrofluoric Acid & Fluorides

uProvider & Instructor $515 $540 DAY 2
Antidotes in Detail: Hydrazines
u Provider $405 $430
Pralidoxime & Atropine Antidotes in Detail:
u Instructor $175 $195
u Toxic Terrorism Calcium Gluconate
* Early bird registration applies to all registrations received 6 weeks
prior to course. Nuclear, Biological, & Chemical Terrorism Calcium Chloride
Refund Policy Pyridoxine

Chemical Terrorism: Nerve Agents
u Corrosives, Hydrocarbons, and u Interactive Case Studies
Cancellation in writing:
Halogenated Hydrocarbons u Provider Exam
45 to 8 days prior to program Course fee minus 15%
7 to 3 days prior to program 50% refund
Instructor Program

Your Position
48 hours prior to program No refund
u AHLS Policies and u Adult Education Teaching

Jacksonville Hotels

Home #
Procedures Tools

Work #


DAY 3 u How to Conduct an AHLS u Interactive Case Studies Led
Hampton Inn Hilton Towers by Instructor Students
(800) 426-7866 (904) 398-8800 Program
1331 Prudential Drive 1201 Riverplace Blvd. u Instructor Exam
Omni Hotels Radisson Riverwalk
(800) 843-6664 (800) 333-3333
245 Water Street 1515 Prudential Drive

* Additional suggested accomodations are available. Please contact

Teresa @ (904) 244-4465.