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Graduate Certificate in Clinical Toxicology


The online graduate Certificate in Clinical Toxicology is provided by the University of Florida, College of Pharmacy. The certificate is designed to give health science professionals a background in the medical and toxicological principles of toxicants commonly encountered in poison control centers and emergency departments. Introduction to Clinical Toxicology provides the student with the general principles of signs and symptoms of toxicants, how they enter the body and how the poisoned patient is diagnosed and treated. Epidemiology and Biostatics in Clinical Toxicology introduces general principles of epidemiology and how it relates to biostatistics through case studies. General Toxicology provides the fundamental concepts of toxicology as they relate to specific organ and tissue systems. Toxic Substances will provide in-depth information on physiological, pharmacological and toxic effects of chemical toxins and carcinogens. Clinical Toxicology 1 covers common prescription drug classes and their toxic effects on the body as well as treatment approaches.

The certificate is aimed at professionals working in Poison control centers, hospitals, and emergency departments. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Physicians Assistants
  • Emergency Medical Assistants
  • First responders including EMT's

Program: Graduate Certificate (Certificate) Length: 5 courses (15 credits)
Delivery: Web Requirements: Computer Requirements
College: The College of Pharmacy
Department: College of Pharmacy
Admissions: To earn a graduate certificate in Clinical Toxicology, participants must be registered as post-baccalaureate students with the UF College administering the certificate. The application must be submitted complete by the term deadline. Admissions Information
Prerequisites: Undergraduate degree in a science subject with a GPA of 2.0 or better.
Microbiology & Cell Science
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611

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