Pediatric Grand Rounds Archived Webcasts

Prescription Drugs of Abuse: The New Street Killers

Recorded February 24, 2012 at 12:30 PM

Presented by:

James V. Hillman, MD, FAAP, FACEP, FACMT
Pediatric Emergency Physician, All Children's Hospital; Clinical Professor, USF College of Medicine, Tampa, FL

CME credit is no longer available for this program

This program is presented for educational purposes only and is no longer available for CME credit.

Clinical Content Reviewer: Juan A. Dumois, MD

Learning Objectives:

As a result of attending this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Cite the most common prescription medications that are associated with abuse.
  • Recognize the typical signs and symptoms of prescription drug abuse.
  • Manage an acute toxic event.


Minimum System Requirements

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General 
  • Broadband internet access (DSL, Cable, T1, Wi-fi)
  • Speakers or Headphones
Windows 2000, XP, or Vista
Mac OS Version - OS X
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  • Media Player Requirements: Windows Media Player for Mac OS X
Mac OS Version - OS 9

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