North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology Nashville, TN • September 23 - 27, 2019

The North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology (NACCT) is the largest clinical toxicology meeting in the world. This event provides ongoing education in clinical toxicology for more than 700 of the world’s leading clinicians, scientists, poison center staff, and executives. Attendees include clinicians and research scientists from poison centers, industry, academia, and regulatory agencies.

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The North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology (NACCT) is the largest clinical toxicology meeting in the world. This event provides ongoing education in clinical toxicology for more than 700 of the world’s leading clinicians, scientists, poison center staff, and executives. Attendees include clinicians and research scientists from poison centers, industry, academia, and regulatory agencies.

ACMT Pre-Meeting Symposium, September 23, 2019
Music City Mixology: The High Notes and Low Notes of Booze and Drugs


  • Describe neurophysiologic changes in addiction.
  • Compare the pros and cons of various pharmacotherapies in the management of addiction and withdrawal  syndromes.
  • Discuss current trends in substance delivery including cocktail infusions and vaping. Use data from recent international outbreaks to discuss advances in care or modifications in management options of toxic alcohols.
  • Explain current methamphetamine-related cardiac issues.

AACT Pre-Meeting Symposium, September 24, 2019
Toxicologist versus Terrorist: Preparing for the Worst Call


  • Compare chemical weapons and explore the potential targets in local areas.
  • Summarize the scope of atropine treatment and atropine alternatives.
  • Describe the specifics of oxime treatments.
  • Recite the scale of the Strategic National Stockpile.
  • Classify the different vomiting agents.
  • Explain and treat cyanide and hydrogen sulfide gas exposures.
  • Give examples of terrorist gas exposures other than cyanide or H2S gases.
  • Outline the vast number of biological agents that can be weaponized.
  • Name the genome editing tools with the ability to alter gene expression.
  • Detail radiation injury in the context of terrorist attacks.
  • Develop a method for risk communication.
  • Respond to a mass hysteria event.
  • Discuss the greatest toxicological terrorist threat.

Main Congress, September 25 - 27, 2019
2019 NACCT Objectives

  • List challenges facing Poison Centers and clinical toxicologists in their roles related to radiation emergencies.
  • Identify the complex and diverse needs of populations with different social and cultural realities.
  • Compare different approaches to the diagnosis of complex poisoning cases based on limited data.
  • Identify the effects of maternal drug use during pregnancy on children.
  • Contrast the different therapies that can be used to treat the cardiovascular effects of cardiac medications.
  • Identify xenobiotics that interfere with cardiac ion channel activity.
  • Identify currently available testing options in personalized medicine, including pharmacogenomics.
  • Discuss exposure routes and absorption for fentanyl, fentanyl analogs, and synthetic cannabinoids.
  • Develop an evidence based approach to the treatment of patients with APAP overdose.
  • Identify barriers and solutions to promote women in toxicology.

Conference Program

Conference Faculty


Satisfactory Completion
Learners must complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion. Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit of individual sessions is not available. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.

Physicians / Pharmacists
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by American Academy of Clinical Toxicology.  Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Designation Statement – Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 26.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for physicians and 26.00 of knowledge -based contact hours for pharmacists. Learners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Application for nursing credits has been submitted to the California Board of Nursing. Credit hours are preliminary and subject to final approval.

NOTE to Pharmacists: The only official Statement of Credit is the one you pull from CPE Monitor. You must request your certificate within 30 days of the activity to meet the deadline for submission to CPE Monitor.




Registrations must include full tuition payment to be accepted. Registrations faxed without payment will not be processed. Conference communications are sent via email. When registering please provide attendee's best email address as some emails are filtered and blocked.

Registrations may not be shared. Children of any age and spouses may not attend sessions. Audio and video recording of speakers, sessions, and/or attendees is strictly prohibited.

Your tuition includes continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, Certificate of Attendance and online access to posted presentation handouts before and after the conference.

Early Registration Fee Deadlines
Payments postmarked or telephone/fax registration made with credit card on/before September 22, 2019 qualify for the early registration fee.

Register Online, or by Phone, Fax or Mail (Payment is required to register)
Register only ONCE, online at, by mail or fax (800) 329-9923, or call (925) 361-4813,  Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Pacific Time). Before calling, complete all registration information. 

Method of Tuition Payment
Make payment by check (payable to NACCT and enclose with Registration Form), Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or Purchase Order. A $30 fee is charged for any returned check.  Purchase Orders must be received with registration by the conference date and include the P.O. number, invoice address, tuition, approval signature, contact name, email address and phone number. 

Partial Attendance (Online registration is not available)
To register, call Leigh DeLaTorre for tuition and CE credit for individual days. 

Cancellations must be made by phone or in writing. A $150 processing fee will apply. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received or postmarked on/after August 19 , 2019. No refunds for "no shows."

Program Changes
NACCT reserves the right to make necessary changes in speakers, topics or schedule. The most current program can be found at

Questions?  Contact Leigh DeLaTorre at (925) 361-4813, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Pacific Time) or email

If you require special arrangements at this conference, call (925) 361-4813, at least 30 days prior to the conference.

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Nashville, TN           September 23 - 27

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2019  Annual Meeting of the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology  September 23-27, 2019, Nashville, Tennessee.  NACCT is an excellent forum for the presentation of original research or novel case series/reports in the field of toxicology.

Thank you for submitting your abstract for the NACCT 2019 conference! If you are a student or trainee, and would like to apply for a travel award to use for this conference, please click the link below. Travel Award Application

Abstract Submission Instructions

  1. Only unpublished data not previously presented at other national or international meetings may be submitted. Abstracts presented at local or regional meetings may be submitted.
  2. You will not be allowed to present an abstract that is scheduled to be published in a journal prior to the meeting date. If the abstract has been submitted to Clinical Toxicology, then the publication date will be delayed until after the meeting date.
  3. The website is accepting submissions from now until midnight EDT on April 29, 2019 Ensure a smooth submission process by not waiting until the last minute. Notification emails will be sent around  June 3, 2019
  4. Abstracts must include the following sub-categories: 
     Studies: Title; background or objectives; methods; results; conclusions 
    b.  Case series/reports: Title; background; case reports; case discussion; conclusions  c.  Do not include references in your submission
  5. The abstract should be written in complete sentences using grammatically correct English. Spell out all abbreviations on first usage. 
  6. Abstracts are limited to 500 words.  Only one institution or affiliation will be allowed per author.  Tables and graphs are not included in the 500 word count.
  7. 3 small tables and/or graphs may be accepted using the tool provided by the website. Illustrations and videos cannot be accommodated.
  8. All abstracts must be blinded. Authors, including, for example, names of poison centers, should not be identified in any way on the page containing the abstract. Author names, contact information and affiliations will not be included in the material sent to reviewers.
  9. Abstracts will be reviewed for oral or poster presentations. Sixteen oral presentations (“platforms”) will be selected and will be delivered over 10 minutes followed by a 5-minutes discussion. Additionally, NACCT 2019 will feature new types of educational activities, Lightning Oral and Lightning Case Sessions. Approximately 12 research abstracts and 5 cases-report abstracts will be selected for these activities. Print posters will generally be grouped by topic and presented during one of 3 sessions. If you would prefer not to be considered for an oral presentation (Platform or Lightning) and only want to present in print poster form, please indicate this in the appropriate section of the submission program.
  10. Research projects that were performed by a fellow in training will be considered for a separate oral abstract session. Please indicate on the form if your submission is the result of a project that you conducted during your fellowship.
  11. All abstracts that are accepted will be published as received. No copy editing will be performed.
  12. Please enter authors names and affiliations exactly as you wish them to appear in the abstract’s publication.
  13. All presenters of accepted abstracts must register for the NACCT 2019 conference. For more information on NACCT 2019, go to

We look forward to your submissions!

If you have trouble please contact:

Alli Bamer