Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice:
This program will review a variety of medical emergencies & prevention.
(13:30-8.26 EMERGENCY PROTOCOL) NEW JERSEY Dental Board issued a Ruling mandating all Dental offices to implement this requirement in order to recognize and manage common medical emergencies in the office, training must be done on a yearly basis.
This is the wording from the Dental Board Regulations pertaining to Managing Medical Emergencies training:
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a) Each dental office, facility, dental clinic, or institution at which there is patient contact, at a
1) Have a written protocol for managing medical or dental emergencies;
2) Have equipment to maintain adult and pediatric airways;
3) Have an ambu bag (bag-valve-mask resuscitator); and
4) Ensure that all staff are trained upon hire, and at least annually thereafter, to implement the emergency protocol.
- Understanding of the most common medical emergencies in presentation and treatment options.
- Review of vital signs, medical health history, and documentation
- Understanding what drugs are in an emergency drug kit, their indications, contraindications, dose and route of administration
This course will teach you and your staff the fundamentals of handling medical emergencies. It will answer the following questions: *Is there a protocol for managing a medical emergency in your office? *What action would be taken? *Who is responsible for documentation? *What drugs or equipment should be readily available in the office? This course will prepare your office and staff for a variety of emergencies. This course is recommended for the entire dental team.
Time: 9:00am – 3:30pm
Credits: 6 CEU’s [AGD Code: #142]
Take this class with the One Hour EPI-PEN Course and earn an extra credit Tuition: $170.00 (with the 1 hr EPI-PEN course)
Epi Pen class will start at 3:30 and end at 4:30
Instructor: Joe Rector, BSSE, EMT | Safety Engineer