Dental Emergencies: Prevention, Management & Altered Consciousness

Dental Emergencies:  Prevention, Management & Altered Consciousness Seminar (DMGT1)

Short Course: 10 Credits for California Board of Dental Examiners (CBDE) for CD/CPD Credits; Expired for AGD PACE or ADA CERP recognition.

Courses are appropriate for:  General Dentists, Oral Surgeons, Endodontists, Geriatric Dental Specialists, Dental Implant Surgeons, Prosthodontists, Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists

Dental Emergencies: Prevention, Management & Altered Consciousness, Series 1 (DMGT1) Topics Include: Prevention: Common Medical Emergencies, Legal Obligation of a Doctor, Preparation: Components of Preparations of Office Staff, Basic Algorithm in Managing Medical Emergencies, Altered Consciousness: Definition and Common Causes, and more.  To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Short) below:

 

Short Course:
DMGT1
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Video format.
Only Available Option: Short Course/Part A

Instructor Bio

Stanley Malamed, DDS

Biograpy

Doctor Malamed was born and raised in the Bronx, New York, graduating from the New York University College of Dentistry in 1969. He then completed a dental internship and residency in anesthesiology at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center in the Bronx, New York before serving for 2 years in the U.S. Army Dental Corps at Ft. Knox, Kentucky. In 1973, Doctor Malamed joined the faculty of the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of U.S.C., in Los Angeles, where today he is Professor of Anesthesia & Medicine. Dr. Malamed is a Diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology, as well as a recipient of the Heidebrink Award [1996] from the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and the Horace Wells Award from the International Federation of Dental Anesthesia Societies, 1997 (IFDAS).

Doctor Malamed has authored more than 140 scientific papers and 17 chapters in various medical and dental journals and textbooks in the areas of physical evaluation, emergency medicine, local anesthesia, sedation and general anesthesia. In addition, Dr. Malamed is the author of three widely used textbooks, published by CV Mosby: Handbook of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office (6th edition 2007); Handbook of Local Anesthesia (6th edition 2011); and Sedation - a guide to patient management (5th edition 2010) and two interactive DVD’s: Emergency Medicine (2nd edition, 2008) and Malamed’s Local Anesthetic Technique DVD (2004)

In his spare time, Doctor Malamed is an avid runner, exercise enthusiast, and admits an addiction to the New York Times crossword puzzle, which he has done daily since his freshman year in dental school.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported

Topics

Prevention: Common Medical Emergencies

Common medical emergencies occurring in the dental environment.

Prevention: Physical Evaluation

Components of physical evaluation of dental patients.

Prevention: Vital Signs

Vital signs.

Prevention: ASA Physical Status Classification System

The ASA status classification system.

Preparation: Legal Obligation of a Doctor

Legal obligation of a doctor to a victim of a medical emergency.

Preparation: Components of Preparations of Office Staff

Components of prepartations of office staff for medical emergencies.

Preparation: Clinical and Biological Death

Clinical and biological death, definitions, and differences.

Management: Basic Algorithm in Managing Medical Emergencies

Steps of the Basic Algorithm in Managing Medical Emergencies.

Management: Proper Position of Patients

Proper position for patients during a medical emergency.

Altered Consciousness: Definition and Common Causes

Definition and Common Causes

Altered Consciousness: Management of Hypoglycemia

Management of hypoglycemia in the conscious patient.

Course Objective

This course is presented in four sections:

Part 1: Prevention

  • Common medical emergencies occurring in the dental environment
  • Components of physical evaluation of dental patients
  • Vital signs
  • The ASA physical status classification system

Part 2: Preparation of Office and Staff

  • Legal obligation of a doctor to the victim of a medical emergency
  • Components of preparations of office staff for medical emergencies
  • Clinical and biological death, definitions and differences

Part 3: Basic Management of Medical Emergencies

  • Steps of the Basic Algorithm in Managing Medical Emergencies
  • Proper position for patients during a medical emergency

Part 4: Altered Consciousness

  • Definition and common causes
  • Management of hypoglycemia in the conscious patient 

Accreditation

American Seminar Institute is an approved provider of ADA-CERP, AGD-PACE and the California Board of Dental Examiners.

 
 

California Board of Dental Examiners (CBDE)

American Seminar Institute is an approved provider for the California Board of Dental Examiners, License# 2068, Original Issuance Date:  01/27/88; Expiration Date:  01/31/18. Credits satisfy California Dental Education Requirements, as well as most State and Dental Academy requirements.

                                                                                                           

Because each individual agency/academy/state has specific requirements, it is necessary that you consult with the appropriate agency/academy/state regarding final approval of continuing education credits.

  Produced: 3/01/2014      Expires for AGD Credit: 2/28/2017

Additional Information

Additional Dental Continuing Education (CE/CPD) options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Dental Emergencies: Respiratory Distress & Drug Induced Emergencies, and,  Local Anesthesia

For up-coming courses, please visit: Dental Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses that are soon to be released.