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Category 1 Course

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

Speaker: Dr. Daniel Haas

November 8, 2024

Category 1 course approved by the RCDSO

Course Description

This course is a must for the entire dental team! Every member of your dental team should know how to prevent and respond to medical emergencies.

  • Prevention of emergencies will be discussed by reviewing relevant drug interactions and the management of medically compromised patients.
  • Emergency equipment and the pharmacology of resuscitative drugs will be reviewed.
  • Protocols for specific emergencies, such as anaphylaxis, cardiovascular emergencies, respiratory emergencies, and local anesthetic toxicity, among others, will then be presented.

Note: Attendees are expected to already be knowledgeable in basic CPR.

  • Please arrive within 30 minutes before the course start time to sign in.

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  • Complimentary coffee/tea and lunch are provided for course participants. Please indicate any dietary restrictions upon registration.

  • Cancellations made more than 10 calendar days before the course start date will receive a full refund. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made within 10 calendar days of the course start date.

    Refunds will not be issued for registrants who do not attend, regardless of reason for absence.

    Registrations cannot be transferred to another individual.

    To cancel your registration, please follow the link and instructions provided in the registration confirmation email. If you are eligible for a refund, the refund will be processed automatically upon cancellation. Please allow 3-5 business days for the transaction to be completed.

    Continuing Dental Education (University of Toronto) reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient registrations, instructor cancellation, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. In the event of course cancellation, a full refund will be issued, and registrants will be notified promptly. We are not liable for any associated losses, damages, or expenses, including travel and accommodations.

  • After completing this course, a certificate of completion that indicates the number of Continuing Education (CE) points earned will be sent to you within 7-10 days by email.


Dr. Haas is a Professor and the former Dean for the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. Dr. Haas holds the Arthur Zwingenberger Decanal Chair and has a cross-appointment with the Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine.

Dr. Haas was the 2004 recipient of the International Association for Dental Research Distinguished Scientist Award for Pharmacology/Therapeutics/Toxicology. He received the W.W. Wood Award for Excellence in Dental Education in 2005. He received the 2007 Heidbrink award from the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology for outstanding contributions to anesthesia in dentistry, and the 2010 Leonard Monheim award from the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists for outstanding contributions to anesthesiology benefiting the dental profession, being the first Canadian to win either of these last 2 awards.

Dr. Haas has lectured internationally on the subjects of pharmacology, anesthesia, and medical emergencies in dentistry.

See Dr. Haas’s full academic profile

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