Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
Dental Emergency Continuing Education (CE) Courses
This is a Category 1 - Core Course
Continuing Dental Education
This seminar will explore how and when medical emergencies in the dental office occur. Patient evaluation including medical history and vital sign assessment will be presented. Next, the basics of medical emergency response will be discussed including basic cardiac life support and the use of automated external defibrillators. Medical emergency drugs that all dental offices should carry and be able to use, is discussed next. Then, emergency algorithms and the pathophysiology of common emergencies will be presented. Finally, suggestions as to how to organize a medical emergency kit will be shown so that months down the road; the dental office will be prepared to treat specific emergencies.
- How and when to use medical emergency drugs
- This course qualifies for Category 1 Core Course Credits with the RCDSO
6 Category 1 Core Credits
- Understanding which patients are most at risk for having a medical emergency and when those emergencies are most likely to occur.
- Understanding how to manage any medical emergency using a basic protocol for emergency response.
- How to identify various medical emergencies such as angina, myocardial infarction, stroke, anaphylaxis, local anaesthetic overdose and more.
- How and when to use medical emergency drugs.This course qualifies for Category 1 Core Course Credits with the RCDSO.
Allied Centre for Continuing Dental Education
660 Petrolia Rd.
Toronto, ON M3J 3K4
$349 plus applicable taxes