Accidental Poisoning in Day Care Settings

PUBLIC HEALTH – CHILDREN’S ISSUES

Accidental Poisoning in Day Care Settings

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports regulations requiring all day care centers to develop and maintain a poison action plan that includes state and national poison control center and physician telephone numbers; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports having all day care employees be knowledgeable of the proper procedures to follow should a poisoning occur, comply with the facility’s action plan and administer activated charcoal or other appropriate remedies as directed by poison control centers and physicians.

(Report V-1991, adopted 11/9/1991)
(revised, Report U-2001, Item 27, adopted 11/11/2001)
(revised, Report R-2007, Item 3-13, adopted 10/21/2007)
(reaffirmed, Report F-2012, Item 3-25, adopted 10/27/2012)
(reaffirmed, Board Report-2018, Item 129, adopted 11/3/2018)

 
 

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