Welcome to the California Poison Control System Poison Prevention Training Program.

During this training, you will learn how to spot a poison, how poison can cause harm, how to prevent poison exposure, and what to do if someone has been poisoned. Upon successful completion of this training program, you will receive a Certification of Completion from California Poison Control System and access to poison prevention materials and resources. We hope that after completing this course, you will know how to recognize poison exposure risks and know what to do during a poisoning emergency.

Anyone living and/or working in California is welcome to complete the course and utilize the online poison prevention resource center. If you do not live/work in California, please contact your local poison center for available trainings and resources.

If you have any questions about California Poison Control System materials or programs, please visit www.calpoison.org or email us at healthed@calpoison.org.

To access your course outline and begin your training, click here.

It takes approximately two hours to complete this course but progress is saved so you do not have to finish it in one sitting. We appreciate your time and commitment to this program!

The California Poison Control System is part of the School of Pharmacy, Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of California, San Francisco. ©The Regents of the University of California. This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.