Available Until 12/7/2024

ToxTutor: Principles of Toxicology*

For more information or to schedule this course, please contact Pia van Bentham at toxmsdt@gmail.com .

The fundamental principles of toxicology include dose-response relationships, how chemicals enter the body and how they are metabolized and excreted, major health outcomes of intoxications, basics of physiology, toxicokinetics, and cellular toxicology.

Resource URL: https://www.toxmsdt.com/skills-development.html

Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of the online tutorial students will have learned the following skills:

  • Understand the basic principles of toxicology, e.g.
    • Define toxicology and identify adverse effects.
    • Determining the safety of drugs
    • Define the types of toxic effects
    • List realistic examples of toxic interactions
    • Explain modern approaches to testing and assessing toxicity



This is a fully virtual course covering the following topics:

  1. Introduction to Toxicology
  2. Dose and Dose Response
  3. Toxic Effects
  4. Interactions
  5. Toxicity Testing Methods
  6. Risk Assessment
  7. Exposure Standards and Guidelines
  8. Basic Physiology
  9. Introduction to Toxicokinetics
  10. Absorption
  11. Distribution
  12. Biotransformation
  13. Excretion
  14. Cellular Toxicology
  15. Intuitive Toxicology and Risk Communication
  16. Environmental Toxicology, Environmental Health, and One Health


MLA CE Credits: 3