Medical Emergencies in the Dental Setting

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Setting

by NetCE, Mark Szarejko

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Overview

Patients, those who accompany them, or members of the dental staff can be stricken suddenly and without warning by any of a variety of medical emergency issues. The purpose of this course is to provide all members of the dental staff with the training necessary to provide immediate assistance to a patient that experiences any problem that constitutes a medical emergency. In addition, members of the public may use this course to enhance their personal knowledge of the subject matter presented.

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

1. Outline the importance of the medical history as a means to decrease the occurrence of medical emergencies.
2. Review the most common medical emergencies in the dental setting and how to identify patients who may be at risk.
3. Identify causes of allergic reactions during dental treatment and describe acute care interventions.
4. Discuss methods to prevent aspiration and the protocol to treat patients who have aspirated an object.
5. Outline the role and responsibilities of the dental staff during a medical emergency.

This 5-hour continuing education course is available for download for professional development; if continuing education credit is desired, please see instructions included in eBook.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940162712138
Publisher: NetCE
Publication date: 02/01/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 735,312
File size: 231 KB

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