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Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
You will receive 1 credit(s) of continuing education credit upon successful completion of this course. The purchase price of this course is $56.00

Description:

Today there are more medically compromised patients being treated in our offices than ever before. As a result, a more detailed medical history and medical evaluation should be taken prior to beginning treatment. This lecture will describe the essential drugs needed to create a medical emergency kit for your office. In addition, we will discuss three basic tests that can easily be performed to help in the physical diagnosis of a patient’s medical status. We will also discuss the “Conversational History” and how this can pick up many medical issues not revealed by the standard health history form. This can be performed by the dentist or staff and can prevent many potential medical emergencies from occurring.


Author:
Dr. Daniel Pompa, DDS
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Learning Objectives:
  1. Discover three simple chair-side, non-invasive tests to help avoid an emergency
  2. Recognize the most frequent life threatening emergencies and know when and why they occur
  3. Review a systematic approach to treat the most common life-threatening scenarios
  4. Determine when to administer the essential “Top 10” emergency drugs
  5. Understand legal and moral obligations presented by medical emergencies


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Release date: August 28, 2017
Review date: August 28, 2020
Expiration date: August 28, 2022

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