• Health and Clinical Toxicology Training Package

    This course is designed to provide the basics on health and clinical toxicology topics catered to healthcare providers with the emphasis on their roles in managing and preventing toxicology cases or incidents.
    This package is part of the National Poison Centre’s courseware known as Integrated Health Toxicology Courseware (IHTOC), a resource tool for multilevel course integrating the elements of drug/poison information service and clinical and public health toxicology, which is customizable to cater to different demands of competencies in the field of Toxicology. 
     List of Subjects/Packages 
     Self-learning online platform package
      - Introduction to the National Poison Centre USM
      - Module 1: Introduction to Drug and Poison Information Service
      - Module 2: Evidence from Drug and Poison Information Sources and Clinical Literatures
      - Module 3: Internet as a Source of Reference
      - Module 4: How to Critically Appraise a Drug and Poison Paper?
      - Module 5: How to Handle Drug and Poison Enquiries?

     Topics in live session (upon completion of self-learning lessons)
      - Hands-on activity – Poisoning simulation cases
      - Skill assessment and case discussion

     Additional modules (optional) – Live sessions
      - Module 6: What is Poison and Poisoning?
      - Module 7: Roles of healthcare providers in assessing the risk of poisoning exposure and poisoning prevention
      - Module 8: Management of Acute Poisoning-General Approaches
      - Module 9: Common Pharmaceutical Poisoning & Case Studies
      - Module 10: Common Household Poisoning
      - Module 11: Animal Toxicology
      - Module 12: Common Poisonous Plants
      - Module 13: Pesticide Poisoning
      - Module 14: Industrial Chemical Poisoning
      - Module 15: Toxicological Analysis: What and When to Measure? 

     Supplementary Topics
      • Substances of Abuse
      • Smoking Cessation / Tobacco Control Initiatives
      • Introduction to the NPC’s Education and Prevention Programs
      • Informatics for Community Health
      • Poisoning Call Centre and Data Management
      • Identification of Chemicals in Medicine/Poison Products
      • Poisoning Case Studies
      • Observation of Audio Recorded Cases
      • Introduction to Environmental Health Toxicology
      • Occupational Poisoning
      • Food Toxicology
      • Genotoxicity and Cytotoxicity

    For further information, please contact:
    RPh Mahiya Nabilla Rosaria Binti Abdul Hamid
    National Poison Centre, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Minden, Pulau Pinang
    Phone: +(6) 04-6570099 / +(6) 012-4309499
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Website: https://prn.usm.my

  • Massive Open Online Course: Statistical Analysis for Research

    The course provides you with a quick and easy learning experience to understand theoretical concepts and applications relevant to statistical analysis especially for research.
    This course consists of six essential modules which cover a wide range of statistical topics:
    Module 1 – Introduction to Statistics
    Module 2 – Simple Comparative Experiments
    Module 3 – t-Tests
    Module 4 - Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
    Module 5 – Factorial Designs
    Module 6 – Correlation and Regression
    Access to this course can be found at the following link:

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