10 Minutes to Save a Life — Emergency Medicine in Dentistry

May. 27, 2021 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Stanley F. Malamed, DDS
Subject: 142 Medical Emergency Training and CPR
Thursday, May 27: 7:30–9 p.m. CST
Credits: 1.5
Audience: Dentists, Residents, Hygienists, Students, Staff
Fee: $125 (nonmembers); $75 (members); $37.50 (students)


Medical emergencies can — and do — occur in the dental office. Being prepared to recognize and manage emergencies is essential to the safety of all dental patients. This program will review preparation of the office and staff and the management of common emergency situations, including bronchospasm (asthma), seizures and chest pain.

Learning Objectives 

• List and discuss the four steps in office preparation for medical emergencies.
• List and discuss the indications for the eight basic emergency drugs.
• Discuss management of bronchospasm, seizures, angina and myocardial infarction.

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Speaker Bio

Stanley F. Malamed, DDS, is a dentist anesthesiologist and emeritus professor of dentistry at the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC (formerly the University of Southern California School of Dentistry).

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