Toxicology Society Symposium 2019

  • Date 19 Sep 2019 (Thursday)
  • Time: 6-8pm (Dinner 5:30pm)
  • Venue: Health Science Authority Auditorium
  • Admission – Free

Topics and Speakers :

1. Spotting the unusual “high” – an insider’s scoop on new synthetic drugs

(An introduction to the types and control of new synthetic drugs encountered in Singapore.)
Ms Stephanie Lim Hui Jia, Senior Forensic Scientist, Illicit
Drugs Laboratory, Health Science Authority

2. Drug of Abuse Clinical Pictures

(To gain an appreciation of the clinical presentation of patients affected by drugs of abuse, together with general treatment principles.)
Dr Kelvin Kuan, Consultant, Changi General Hospital

3. What’s New in Paracetamol Toxicity

(Evidence based management of paracetamol overdose eg. Role of charcoal, new iv NAC regimes)
Dr Tang Dilin, Consultant, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

4. Adverse Outcomes in Cardiology – What do the genes have to do with it?

(To enunciate the link between gene variations and adverse outcomes for antithrombotic use in Cardiology patients.)
Dr Doreen Tan, Cardiology Specialist Pharmacist, Khoo Teck
Puat Hospital

Registration available via:

  • Toxicology Society (Singapore) – Please liaise with exco members of society or email us at TSS (Toxssin@gmail.com) (Pls indicate name, department and number of pax attending)
  • Pharmaceutical Society Singapore – for members of PSS

Organised by Toxicology Society (Singapore)
In partnership with Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore
And A&E Department, Changi General Hospital

Toxicology Society AGM 2019

Date 18th July 2019 (Thursday)

Time: 6-8pm

Venue: HSA

Agenda: TBA

Pre-meeting sharing of HMDP experience by Dr Tang Dilin

Toxicology Society, Singapore. Symposium 2018

The Toxicology Society, Singapore is pleased to partner Pharmaceutical society of Singapore to this 2018 TSS Symposium

Venue – HSA Auditorium
Date: 20th Sep 2018
Time 6:30-8:30
(Dinner will be served at 5:45pm)

Speakers:

1. A/Prof Ho Han Kiat
Talk: Hepatotoxicities of Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors
Objective: To appreciate the key differences in drug toxicities between conventional chemotherapy and the newer anti-cancer agents
2. A/Prof Phua Dong Haur
Talk: Acute Toxicities – Common Drugs and Uncommon Toxicology
Objective: To appreciate the toxicities of commonly used prescription drugs
3. Dr Yao Yi Ju
Topic: Unusual Poisoning
Objective: To have an overview of the work of the Analytical Toxicology Laboratory and some unusual poisoning cases.
4. Dr Tan Hock Heng
Topic: Resuscitation Antidotes – an update
Objective: To understand the role of time critical antidotes in the treatment of severely poisoned patients and the need for careful patient selection.

Details in brochure

Registration:
Please register with Pharmaceutical Society if you are a member of PSS
Please register with Toxicology Society, Singapore: toxssin@gmail.com

Getting to HSA
For MRT and buses
Nearest MRT Station: Outram Park
Bus Services:
33, 63, 75, 174, 851, 970

Driving, please see carpark locations.
Parking charges information can be obtained at:
Car parking near HSA

Tox MO case conference@CGH 28th Jun 18

Dear all,
Toxicology Case Presentation (Part of MO teaching Program)
Date: 28th June Thurs at Level 2 Board Room (Above canteen)
Time: 0830-1030pm.

Tox cases seen last few months will be presented for discussion.
– Sympathomimetics, withdrawals, antihypertensive, organophosphate poisoning cases etc
– Approach to poisoning – synopsis by Kelvin

Nurses, pharmacists, doctors, residents, toxicology related specialty are all welcomed!

CGH Tox service

Toxicology Society AGM

Our next AGM and Exco meeting

Date: 5th July 2018
Time 530-730pm
Venue: TBC

Agenda
1. Confirmation of minutes
2. Confirmation of accounts
3. Election of new Exco
4. Toxicology symposium
5. HMLS project
6. AOB

All members are welcomed!

SEMS ASM 2018 – Toxicology Track

Dear friends,

In collaboration with the Society of Emergency Medicine, the Toxicology Society is running the Toxicology track.
We have lined up exciting program for this event (Track Chair – Dr Mong Rupeng)
SEMS ASM 2018

Date: Day 2 – 28 January 2018
Time: 1340-1510hrs
Venue: Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Program:
– Detection of Nerve Agents in the Field and ED & Update on Management and Use of Antidotes for Nerve Agent Poisoning
Loke Weng Keong, DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
– Abuse and Detection of Novel Psychoactive Substances in Singapore
Yao Yi Ju, Health Sciences Authority, Singapore
– Prescrition medicine abuse
Chan Wui Ling, Singapore
– Use of ECMO in the critically ill poisoned patient
Kenneth Tan, Singapore

Do join us for this event.

The 8th ASIATOX 2018

Date 17-20 June 2018

Venue: Pattaya, Thailand

ASIA Tox 2018

Tox society members who are interested to offer a lecture or other educational activities for this meeting – please contact Dr Ponampalam.

On behalf of Dr Ponampalam

Toxicology Case Conference@CGH 8Nov2017

Dear all,
Toxicology Case Presentation (Part of MO teaching Program)
Date: 8th Nov Wed at Lecture Room CGH Training Centre
Time: 1030-1230pm.

Tox cases seen last few months will be presented for discussion.
– Bites and Stings, Corrosive, Irritant, Management of coma, hypotension in poisoning, salicylate poisoning, drug withdrawals.
Nurses, pharmacists, doctors, residents, toxicology related specialty are all welcomed!

Toxicology service teaching program 2017

Hock Heng

TSS Exco Meeting 19th Oct 2017

The next exco meeting will be on 19th Oct 2017

Venue: HSA board room (Level 2)

Time: 530pm

Agenda:

1. CME talk – Drug of Abuse Epidemiology
2. Confirmation of minutes
3. CME, CPE partnering
5. Tox track SEMS ASM
4. Organisation of Tox Soc Scientific meeting
6. AOB
See you there,
5.30 pm Thurs HSA Boardroom at lvl 2
-Greg

Secretary
Toxicology Society of Singapore

Basic Toxicology Clinical Course: 30-31st Aug 2017

This basic clinical toxicology course covers the scope of basic bedside clinical toxicology approach and management.
“Problem Oriented Approach to Differential Diagnoses and Treatment in Clinical Poisoning”

Date: 30-31st August 2017
Venue: Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
FlyerBasic Clinical Toxicology Course 30-31 Aug 2017
Application formApplication form

Content:
Approach to emergency toxicology, toxidrome, system based approach to poisoning delivered via lectures, practical simulation sessions
Target audience: Nurses, doctors and other medical practitioners who deal with poisoned or envenomated patients.
Cost: $430
Organized by Dr Greg Cham and the section of Toxicology, College of Emergency Medicine, Academy of Medicine