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Current Issues in Medicinal Toxicology: Emerging Drugs of Abuse

  • 09/14/2017
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Judson University, Lindner Tower


  • KCMS and MCMS members must be listed in our database as current 2017 members to receive the member rate.
  • Only those staff members who work with or for a KCMS or MCMS member physician qualify for the member rate.
  • Physicians who are currently not registered as either a KCMS or MCMS member in 2017.
    Fee includes CME credit.
  • Includes but is not limited to RN's, PA's, APN's associated with a non-member physician.

Registration is closed

Plan now to attend the joint KCMS/MCMS  CME course on "Current Issues in Medicinal Toxicology: Emerging Drugs of Abuse". 

Speakers include Jerrold Leikin, M.D., FACMT, Director of Toxicology, NorthShore University HealthSystems-OMEGA, Clinical Professor University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Michael Wahl, MD, FACEP, FACMT, Medical Director, Illinois Poison Center

Jason Devgun, MD, Toxicology Fellow County Illinois Poison Control

The program will be held at Judson University, 1151 N. State St., Elgin, IL in the Eagle Lounge at Lindner Tower. 

Registration and Buffet Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m.

Presentation begins at 6:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion 8:00-8:30 p.m.

Desired Learning Outcomes: 

  • Describe and recognize the newer emerging drugs of abuse: cannabinoids, opioids, sympathomimetics/amphetamines and dissociative/hallucinogens
  • Examine the changing nature of marijuana
  • Identify the newer antidotes
  • Recognize the toxic and non-toxic dangers within our homes
2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support


Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies

Presence St. Joseph Hospital

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