Toxicology pre-conference will focus on key topics based around clinical cases and are designed to be interactive. This workshop will be relevant to the bedside care of your critical care patients, will make you think and hopefully change your practice.

Andis Graudins

Clinical toxicologist, director of Monash Toxicology Unit as well as toxicology and emergency medicine researcher at Monash Health, Melbourne, Victoria.

Andrew Dawson

Andrew is a clinical toxicologist with a strong interest in public health working in Australia and Asia

Angela Chiew

Dr Angela Chiew is an Emergency Physician and Clinical Toxicologist.
She works at Prince of Wales Hospital and for the NSW Poisons Information Centre.
She has a keen interest in research and is completing her PhD, in paracetamol overdose. She is the lead author of the Australian and NZ paracetamol guidelines and has published research investigating massive paracetamol overdose, modified-release paracetamol overdose and new biomarkers.
She is an investigator in the Australian Toxicology Monitoring (ATOM) Study that looks at various drugs in overdose from calls to the NSW and QLD PIC.

Dushan Jayaweera

I am an Emergency Medicine specialist and Clinical Toxicologist working at Westmead, Blacktown hospitals and the NSW Poisons Information Centre. I have a passion for teaching in developing countries and love the work I have been involved in Sri Lanka in helping to establish Emergency Medicine as a speciality.

Katherine Isoardi

Emergency Physician and Clinical Toxicologist at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane. Medical Director of Queensland Poisons Information Centre. Mother of a small transformer-obsessed boy and reluctant Decepticon connoisseur.

Kylie McArdle

Kylie McArdle is dual trained in Intensive Care and Clinical Toxicology and feels incredibly lucky to live and work on the beautiful NSW Central Coast. She currently has too many jobs including Intensivist at Gosford Hospital, and Clinical Toxicologist at the NSW Poisons Information Centre and Calvary Mater Newcastle. She is also mum to two spirited young kids who help her keep it all in perspective.
Her clinical and research interests include the intensive care management of patients with severe poisoning, including drug induced hyperlactatemia and severe toxicity secondary to illicit substance use.

Michael Downes

Emergency physician/Clinical Toxicologist in Newcastle, New South Wales Australia, consultant to NSW poisons information centre, current president of Toxicology And Poisons Network Australasia (TAPNA). Interested in education revolving around the interphase between poisoning/envenoming and acute care. I have organised and run toxicology courses around Australia and latterly in Sri Lanka as part of their evolving emergency medicine training programme. I have a clinical and research interest in the management of acute behavioural disturbance in the emergency department.

Nick Buckley

Clinical Pharmacologist, toxicologist, physician, and epidemiologist

Therese Becker

Emergency Staff Specialist and Clinical Toxicologist at Prince of Wales Hospital

Zeff Koutsogiannis

Zeff is an Emergency Physician and Clinical Toxicologist with a strong interest in illicit drug use, critically ill poisoned patients, acid/base disturbances, dependence & addiction, and management of pain.

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