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1. Call the Poison Center Helpline (1-800-222-1222) if you or another person have been exposed to something that might cause an unwanted and/or unexpected reaction.

 

2. Remain calm - the majority of poison emergencies can be resolved quickly; over the phone

 

3. Call 9-1-1 if the person is unconscious or has difficulty breathing.

 

 

 

Poison Prevention Education

May 24, 2017
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IPC’s online Poison Prevention Education Course consists of seven quick, easy lessons and corresponding quizzes.  Each lesson/quiz takes about 3-5 minutes each to complete.  You can complete the course at your convenience; log off after you complete one lesson/quiz and return as many times as you like to complete the rest or complete all the lessons/quizzes in one sitting!

 

 

 

Why take the online Poison Prevention Education Course?

 

  • Access to FREE IL Poison Prevention Month (IPPM) materials and prizes!
  • Learn more about poison prevention
  • Learn about the vast scope of cases/issues the U.S. Poison Centers deal with day in and day out
  • Learn how to educate others about poison prevention
  • Continuing education (CEC’s)

Who Can Take the IPC’s online Poison Prevention Education Course?

 

  • Anyone 18 years or older living and/or working in Illinois is welcome to complete the course and utilize the online Poison Prevention Education Resource Center

 

Note:  If you reside outside of Illinois, please contact your local poison center for available trainings/resources at 1-800-222-1222 or U.S. Poison Centers

  

 

 

What does the course cover?

  • Facts About U.S. Poison Centers
  • Facts about Poisons
  • Potential Poisons
  • Who is at Risk of Poisoning
  • How to Prevention Poisonings
  • What to do in Case of a Poisoning
  • How to Share Poison Prevention Education

What are the benefits?

  • After completing the online course you’ll receive a “Certificate of Completion”that you can present to your work or other association for continuing education credits (dependent on the organizations rules).
  • After completing the entire course, you’ll have immediate access to the online Poison Prevention Education Resource Center for all your future outreach/education events or activities.  Download and/or order free educational materials and presentation tools any time you want them:  stickers, magnets, posters, handouts, children’s activity sheets, tool kits, PowerPoint presentations, etc.  Something new added to the Resource Center every quarter!

 

Get started!  www.illinoisPoisonCenter.org/outreach

 

Questions...contact us at 312-906-6136 or IPCadmin@team-iha.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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