Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
Yes, They Actually Happen and Are You Prepared?
Are you prepared for a medical emergency in your dental practice? Let us help you plan for and manage emergency situations, as well as better assess patients and risks to prevent emergencies from occurring. This practical and informative program will cover heart attack management, syncope and related incidents, allergic reactions, toxic reactions, stroke diagnosis and management, sedation emergencies, medical emergency codes and treatment for medically complex patients.
You Will Learn
- Assessment of patients and risks to prevent emergencies from occurring
- Diagnosis, causation and management of heart attacks, syncope, strokes and allergic and toxic reactions
- Emergency airway management for sedation emergencies
- Examples of medical emergency codes
- Treatment of medically complex patients and common drugs used
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for dentists and all members of the dental team.
Tuition: $275 Dentists; $185 Allied Dental Professionals (includes lunch and coffee/tea service in the morning)
Program: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Check-in: 8:30 am
Location: Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, 155 Fifth Street, SF
Credits: This activity is designated for 6 units of continuing education credit.
Anders Nattestad, PhD, DDS, is a professor, co-chair of Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, director of the undergraduate Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery program and director of the Implant Surgery program at the Dugoni School of Dentistry. He has published more than 60 peer-reviewed articles and has presented at numerous conferences, both nationally and internationally. He has served as secretary general for the Association for Dental Education in Europe for five years.
Saturday, December 2 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
155 Fifth Street, San Francisco, CA 94103