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CDE9137D: Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

Dec 1, 2022 - Dec 1, 2025

$150 Enroll

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MEDICAL EMERGENCIES IN THE DENTAL OFFICE

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.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:

  • 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

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