Pharma DMD & MEP (Medical Emergency Preparedness)
Saturday, May 8
Medical Emergencies happen in dental offices. They are not rare. Dentists and their staff must be ready, there can be no exception. The first 10 minutes are critical in a life-threatening emergency. This is an energetic, interactive lecture devoted to having dentists and their team ready. Dentists and their team will need to prepare before the lecture with some homework provided through one of my handouts. Every dentist and his/her team need to experience The L.I.F.E. Program. A medical emergency is a TEAM matter! Pharmacology is a constant evolving subject and dentists must remain up to date. Adverse drug reactions and drug To drug interactions can and do occur in the dental office.
1. What to do in the first 10 minutes of a medical emergency
2. Recognize adverse reactions to drugs and implement appropriate interventions for those causing a medical emergency
3. Cardiovascular, Diabetic, Opioid, and other medications as it relates to dental practice
4. Understand and know the CORE 8 DRUGS (Critical Office Resuscitative Emergency Drugs) your office needs for medical emergencies:
5. Recognize and discuss management of the DOME 16 (Dental Office Medical Emergencies):