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Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office - 211

Presenter: Robert C. Bosack, DDS
  • DDS, Loyola University,1979
  • OMFS Residency, Cook County Hospital, 1982
  • Board Certification: ABOMS, National Dental Board of Anesthesiology
  • Private Practice: 27 years
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Illinois
  • Disclosure: Dr. Bosack reports no conflicts of interest

Course Description

This 2 hour presentation will provide a comprehensive review of the prevention, identification and management of common medical emergencies that can and do present in the dental office, regardless of the level of anesthesia or sedation administered. Specific recommendations regarding office preparedness, emergency drug kits and contacting emergency medical services are made. A written protocol manual will be included for download.

Course Objectives

  • Describe the use of a focused history and physical examination as a means of preventing a medical emergency or identifying a likely etiology of emergent symptoms
  • Discuss anticipated protocols and sequence of events when emergency medical systems are contacted
  • List general treatment protocols for any medical emergency
  • Demonstrate the management of common medical emergencies in the dental office

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