Diagnosis and Treatment of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

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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Course Objectives

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


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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  1. This webinar will be hosted on Zoom.
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