It’s only a matter of time until YOUR patient experiences a medical emergency.
It’s only a matter of time until YOUR patient experiences a medical emergency.

STREAMLINED EMERGENCIES

STREAMLINED EMERGENCIES


Preparing for, Managing and Preventing Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

Are you and your team prepared if a worse case medical situation occurred during your patient’s dental procedure? Improve your understanding and skills to prepare for, manage and handle office emergencies as a dental team. Explore a practical approach and appropriate action for a variety of health conditions, such as: syncope, hypo and hypertension, aspiration, allergic reactions, asthma, diabetic reactions, apnea/hypoxia/respiratory depression, hypoglycemia, seizures, strokes, and cardiac emergencies. Emphasis is placed on advanced preparation for the best possible outcome.

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Preparing for, Managing and Preventing Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

Are you and your team prepared if a worse case medical situation occurred during your patient’s dental procedure? Improve your understanding and skills to prepare for, manage and handle office emergencies as a dental team. Explore a practical approach and appropriate action for a variety of health conditions, such as: syncope, hypo and hypertension, aspiration, allergic reactions, asthma, diabetic reactions, apnea/hypoxia/respiratory depression, hypoglycemia, seizures, strokes, and cardiac emergencies. Emphasis is placed on advanced preparation for the best possible outcome.

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Discuss how to recognize, manage, and prevent potential medical emergencies

  • Identify the dental procedures associated with elevated risks

  • Discover the questions to ask which better identify patients’ risk factors

  • Understand ASA classifications and how they affect your treatment plan

  • Explore a recipe for predictably responding, avoiding surprises, and handling medical emergencies

  • Identify techniques for organizing your emergency drug kit for the fastest response

  • Explore how discipline and The Checklist Manifesto will prepare you for the worst-case scenarios

  • Ensure everyone on your team can instantly remember their role during a medical emergency

  • Gain tools for conducting effective emergency drills periodically in your office


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Suggested Audience

Dentist and Team

Suggested Format
Partial Day; Lecture or Workshop

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