Acetaminophen Poisoning. LabQ Clinical 2012 Exercise 4 Description: Intended Audience: Clinical Scientists, Laboratory Technologist/Scientist (Includes all sub-specialty areas), Students, Pathologist Assistants, Laboratory Directors and Educators. Upon completion of this activity, you will be able to: describe the metabolism and pharmacokinetic properties of acetaminophen. list the clinical signs and symptoms of acetaminophen toxicity. define the 4 clinical stages that occur with an acute overdose of acetaminophen. name the laboratory studies often used to assess acetaminophen poisoning. describe the therapeutic approaches used to treat a patient with acetaminophen toxicity. You can also purchase LabQ packages by visiting www.ascp.org/LabQ and www.ascp.org/LabQ-P.