Tox Tutor adds new content

The National Library of Medicine ToxTutor, a self-paced tutorial covering key principles of toxicology for users of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) chemical and toxicology databases, has recently added new content and topics to it's every growing catalogue.

The National Library of Medicine ToxTutor, a self-paced tutorial covering key principles of toxicology for users of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) chemical and toxicology databases, has recently added new content and topics to it's every growing catalogue.

The new content and topics are:

Section 3 (Toxic Effects):
• \"Microbiome\" topic added

Section 5 (Toxicity Testing Methods):
• Additional \"Finding Information about Alternatives to Animal Testing\" content
• Microphysiological Systems as used in \"tissue chip\" and \"Organs-on-chips\" models added
• \"Human-on-a-Chip\" content added
• Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs) as an emerging approach added
• Combining \"chips\" AND iPSCs information topic added

Section 6 (Risk Assessment):
• Adverse Outcome Pathways (AOPs) content added
• \"What to Consider when Reading about a New Exposure Study\" topic added

Section 7 (Exposure Standards and Guidelines):
• Food Safety in the European Union topic added

New sections:

Section 15 Intuitive Toxicology and Risk Communication

Section 16 Environmental Toxicology, Environmental Health, and One Health

While a knowledge of anatomy and physiology is not required for viewing ToxTutor, the Introduction to the Human Body from the National Cancer Institute provides a good introduction to the topic.
This course is approved for 3 contact hours for California Registered Environmental Health Specialists (REHSs) and National Environmental Health Association's (NEHA) REHS/RSs. To take the tutorial and receive a certificate, please register and complete the tutorial through our free learning management system.

To find out more visit https://toxtutor.nlm.nih.gov/

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