Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Clinical Education (Web On Demand)

This 1-hour web-based course is designed to enhance recognition and treatment of carbon monoxide poisoning, in both emergency and non-emergency situations, by clinical personnel. It is intended for emergency department clinical personnel and family and general practice providers.

Watch Below: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Clinical Education Video

Please disregard the continuing education expiration date contained within the broadcast. Accreditation expired January 7, 2015. The video is provided for educational purposes but continuing education credits are no longer available.

Faculty: Hampson, Neil B., MD
Credentials: Emeritus physician, Section of Hyperbaric Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Faculty: Lavonas, Eric, MD
Credentials: Associate Director, Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center Denver , CO

Faculty: Stock, Allison, PhD, MPH
Credentials: (former) Toxicologist/Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)

Target Audience: DOs, LPNs, MDs, NPs, RNs, medical students

Prerequisites: Medical/clinical background

Format: Enduring activity

Program Description: This course will enhance recognition and treatment of CO poisoning in emergency and non-emergency situations by clinical personnel.

Objectives: Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the epidemiology of CO poisoning
  2. Identify mechanisms of CO toxicity
  3. Describe the clinical aspects of CO poisoning
  4. Identify the symptoms of CO poisoning
  5. Explain the treatment of CO poisoning

Contact Information: CDC/NCEH Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch (770) 488-3700

Page last reviewed: March 29, 2012