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Diagnosis and Treatment of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

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  • 8 CEUs
  • Presenter:

    Steven  Bookless   D.D.S., M.B.A., S.A.

  • Date + Time:

    Friday, May 20, 2022   8:30am - 5:00pm

  • Location:

    Bistro 1926 - Drumlins Country Club

    Meeting Room: Ballroom

    800 Nottingham Road

    Syracuse, NY   13224

    (315) 446-8511

    Facility Website

  • Regular Tuition:

    Dentists: $295.00

    RDH/Auxiliaries: $195.00

    RDH or Aux. in attendance with Dentist: $155.00

    Add $10/registrant if after: Friday, May 13, 2022

    Refund Policy

  • Parking:

    Complimentary. Use open lots.

  • Event Brochure


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Diagnosis and Treatment of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
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Course Description

Diagnosis and Treatment of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
The course is designed to expose the participants to diagnosis and treatment of medical emergencies in the dental office. The course content will be geared to the capabilities of the general dentist. Topics will include preventative strategies, creation of an emergency plan, staff responsibilities, communication techniques, emergency medical equipment, emergency drugs and their use, and scenario based simulated medical emergencies with voluntary audience participation.

  1. NEED FOR TRAINING
  2. INCIDENCE OF MEDICAL EMERGENCIES
  3. AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION IS WORTH A POUND OF CURE
    1. Office Evaluation
    2. EMS response Times
    3. Emergency Equipment
    4. Emergency Drugs
    5. Staff Responsibilities
    6. Additional Training
Coffee Break
  1. PEELING BACK THE ONION
    1. Medical History
    2. Physical Exam
Lunch
  1. DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF ALTERED CONSCIOUSNESS / AND UNCONSCIOUS PATIENT
  2. DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF:
    1. Syncope
    2. Allergic Reaction (Mild)
    3. Angina (Chest Pain)
    4. Postural Hypotension
    5. Seizures
    6. Asthma Attack
    7. Dessert Break
    8. Hyperventilation
    9. Reaction to Epinephrine
    10. Hypoglycemia
    11. Cardiac Arrest / MI
    12. Anaphylaxis
    13. Drug overdose (Local Anesthetic, Narcotic)
    14. CVA



Dr. Bookless’ presentation is didactic lecture using a student handout and PowerPoint presentation. Case studies will be used to illustrate the diagnosis and treatment of the most common medical emergencies encountered in a dental practice. The presentation participants will be encouraged to actively participate in the critical treatment decision process."



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COVID-19 POLICY: This in-person seminar will adhere to all current local COVID-19 guidelines to ensure the safety of all guests. In the event that this seminar cannot occur due to COVID-19 group gathering restrictions, we will hold the seminar virtually through Zoom (dates may be combined to a single day). If you do not wish to attend the Zoom live presentation, a full refund may be requested. Full refunds are only applicable if Concord Dental Seminars cancels the in-person event as a result of COVID-19 related travel or gathering restrictions.

COVID-19 INFO: What to Expect the Day of: (As of 2/22) Currently, there are no mandated restrictions by the state or city for group gatherings. Masks for guests are highly encouraged at all times except when eating or drinking. We are working closely with the venue to ensure that all safety measures are in place for the duration of the seminar.

What People Are Saying
  • "Dr. Bookless was wonderful. I learned so much valuable information."
    RDH
    Portsmouth, NH

  • "Speaker was amazing! Very educated - like how he used real scenarios"
    Jenna B. - RDH
    Peabody, MA

  • "Dr. Bookless delivered well on a tough, dry, very necessary subject."
    Michele W. - RDH
    Lancaster, PA

Course Objectives

At the completion of this course the participants should be able to:

  1. Describe the methods of preventing of medical emergencies.
  2. Describe the basic and specific emergency medical equipment and necessary drugs.
  3. Have a medical emergency protocol in place.
  4. Define the roles of the office staff in an emergency medical situation.
  5. Have a systematic protocol to ensure all emergency medical equipment is in working order and medication expiration dates are routinely checked.
  6. Have an understanding of the common medical emergencies encountered in a dental office and their treatment protocols.
  7. Describe the use of 360 communication during a medical emergency.

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