CDAA Home Study Course
Medical Emergencies: Back to Basics
Stanley F. Malamed, DDS
Members will receive a 50% discount during checkout.
Course Content Outline:
Life-threatening emergencies can occur anytime, anywhere and to anyone. Such situations are somewhat more likely to occur within the confines of the dental office due to the increased level of stress, which is so often present.
In this programs Doctor Malamed will discuss the areas which are considered vital to a proper understanding of emergency medicine: prevention, preparation, and recognition and management.
We will include a discussion of preparation, involving the office and staff and includes a thorough review of the office emergency kit (drugs and equipment), recognition and management of emergency situations that oftentimes occur in the dental office environment.
This course is designed for all members of the dental office staff, not just the doctor and chairside personnel. Situations discussed here can happen outside of the dental
- List and discuss the four steps in office preparation for medical emergencies
- List and discuss the indications for the recommended basic emergency drug
- Discuss the basic management of medical emergencies including syncope, seizures, bronchospasm, angina pectoris, myocardial infarction and cardiac arrest.