T01 A – Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

Course Summary

This presentation will review the pathophysiology and initial management of several common emergencies in the dental office. Discussion will include the vital role that support staff play in this team event.

Following completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Understand the physiology of several common urgent/emergent events such as syncope, chest pain, allergic reaction, blood sugar abnormalities and stroke.
  2. Describe initial management of these common urgent/emergent events.
  3. Describe decision-making for making the call to EMS.
  4. Describe the wide-ranging role support staff can play in emergency management.

CE Credit Hours = 3

AGD Code: 142

Assistants Dentist Front Desk Hygiene