DescriptionHow well prepared is your office for medical emergencies? This lecture/discussion and case-based afternoon lab activity is designed to review basic principles of reducing risk factors, identifying signs and symptoms and rendering fast, effective treatment for selected emergency situations. Topics include syncope, orthostatic hypotension, aspiration of foreign object, allergic reactions, hypertension, diabetic reactions, seizure disorder and cardiac emergencies.
Part 1 Live webinar only
Meets the CE requirement for "a 3-hour course in dental office emergencies" for DA II training per the NCBDE rules, and those dental auxiliaries involved in sedation procedures per 21 NCAC 16Q .0207 (e)(5), 21 NCAC 16Q .0305 (e)(5), and 21 NCAC 16 Q .0407 (e)(5).
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Part 1 and Part 2 together On-site at MAHEC only
Meet the annual continuing education requirement in dental office medical emergencies for limited supervision hygienists per NCSBDE Rule 21 NCAC 16Z .0101 (a)(5) and (b)(1); and the CE requirement for sedation dentists per 21 NCAC 16Q .0207 (e)(1)(B),21 NCAC 16Q .0305 (e)(1)(B), 21 NCAC 16 Q .0407 (e)(1)(B) , 21 NCAC 16 Q .0501 (d)(1)(B),and 21 NCAC 16 Q .0501 (f)(2).
Attendance Options: You may register for Part 1 alone (live webinar) OR Parts 1 & 2 together (on-site at MAHEC), but not Part 2 alone.
Agenda - Part 1 and Part 2
|8:30 - 9:00 am||Part 1: Webinar Check-in | Light breakfast provided at MAHEC on-site only|
|9:00 – 12:15 pm||Dental Medical Emergencies Part 1 |
Lecture/Discussion with one 15-minute break
|12:15 - 1:00 pm||Adjourn Part 1 | Part 2: Check-in & Lunch | provided at MAHEC on-site only for those who attend both Part 1 & Part 2|
|1:00 - 3:00 pm||Dental Medical Emergencies Part 2 - Case-based Discussion of emergency scenarios common in dental settings. (4) 30-minute Sim Scenarios in groups of up to 15 as below plus (1) 15-minute Naloxone Administration demo:|
|3:00 – 3:15 pm||Break|
|3:15 – 4:15 pm||Case-based Discussions, continued: All afternoon Sim Center participants will gather in one room at the end of the scenarios for a 15-minute demo on naloxone administration; then Case-based Discussions, Sim Scenario Debriefs and a Final Lecture/Discussion|
Dental Healthcare Providers
- Evaluate the effectiveness of your current state of preparation for common dental office emergencies and develop a more effective plan for handling these occurrences
- Explain the importance of the following factors in preventing and managing an emergency situation: Patient’s Medical History, Patient’s Vital signs, Portable oxygen tank and adjunct supplies, Emergency Kit
- Describe the etiology, symptoms, and preferred treatment for several dental office emergencies
- For those attending all day, including the afternoon sim lab sessions: demonstrate appropriate responses to case -based scenarios demo of common dental office emergencies
- Elaine Alexander, BSN, MSN, RNC-OB
- Karen L. Schwabenlender, RDH, BS
Dental Medical Emergencies - Part 1 and Part 2 (In-Person at MAHEC)
11/5 9:00 AM–4:15 PM
The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.60 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.
6.000 Contact Hours
MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 6.0 Contact Hours.
6.000 ADA CERP
The North Carolina Health Education Centers (NC AHEC) are an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. The North Carolina Area Health Education Center designates this activity for up to 6.0 hours of continuing education credits for Parts 1 & 2.