Reaffirmed April 2016
Revised September 2010 with current title
Reaffirmed October 2006
Revised March 2000
Originally approved September 1995 titled "Poison Information and Treatment Systems"
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) strongly supports the availability of high-quality, fully funded, certified poison centers to provide:
ACEP supports the availability of evidence-based poison center triage/management services and prevention policies through legislative and regulatory advocacy at the local, state and national levels.
Emergency physicians have a unique opportunity and responsibility to work with stakeholders to reduce the prevalence and impact of poisonings through advocacy, education and research initiatives.