IMPORTANT UPDATE: This course has been postponed to a later date (yet TBD) due to precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Those already registered will be contacted by CDE staff.
This course qualifies as a Category 1 Core Course as designated by the RCDSO. CDE Credits: 6 (Lecture)
Please Note:This course is a prerequisite to the Oral Sedation & Nitrous Oxide Sedation course and must have been completed within the past 2 years.
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.
- It is assumed that all attendees are already knowledgeable in basic CPR.
Each attending dentist will receive an Emergency Drug Kit consistent with RCDSO recommendations. Important: The Emergency Drug Kit can only be given to a registered dentist who attends the course.