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CDE9137D: Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office is a Course

CDE9137D: Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

Dec 1, 2022 - Dec 1, 2025

$150 Enroll

Full course description


This course will review ways to reduce the likelihood that a medical emergency will occur by teaching medical history evaluation, vital sign assessment and managing the phobic patient. 

As well, a discussion regarding the most updated protocols for basic life support and using an automated external defibrillator will be presented. A 
rescue team-approach will be discussed. 

Then, using emergency drugs will be reviewed, and specific medical emergency algorithms will be presented for example, syncope cardiac arrest, 
myocardial infarction, anaphylaxis asthma and more.


  • Identify how to reduce the risk of a medical emergency from occurring
  • Learn which abnormal vital signs might safely receive dental treatment and 
    which should not
  • Understand basic life support protocols and AED use
  • Learn which drugs a dentist should stock in their office, how to store them and 
    which emergencies to use them for