Thursday, April 20, 2023, 8:30 am – 11:30 am
3 Clinical Hours
Course Fee: D - $68, Other - $28
AGD Codes: 142
Speaker: Dr. Dan Pompa
Course Title: Actions and Algorithms for Medical Emergencies; 2023/How to Save a Life, Including Your Own
Course Description: A CRISIS SITUATION can--and likely will--occur at some time in your practice. Many potential medical emergencies can be prevented. Gain a comprehensive command of the essential knowledge and skills needed to handle a life-threatening medical crisis. There are more medically compromised patients coming to our offices than ever before. Acquire “up to the minute” actions for dealing with a medical emergency while challenging preconceived or outdated ideas. Daniel Pompa, DDS - Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, ADA Consultant and Seminar Series Speaker - discusses the prevention, preparation, recognition and management of medical emergencies. Delivered in a multi-media presentation frequently Dr. Pompa will describe a step-by-step medical approach using a basic physical diagnostic approach, giving the attendee a clear understanding of these medical findings. We will explore the “Conversational History” and how it will uncover medical issues not revealed by the standard health history form. Additionally, the participant will learn simple, non-invasive critical tests that can reduce overall risks. We clearly delineate indications for emergency drug use and how to be more prepared if such a medical crisis should occur.
- Discover three simple chair-side, non-invasive tests to help avoid an emergency
- Recognize the most frequent life-threatening emergencies and know when and why they occur
- Review a systematic approach to treat the most common life-threatening scenarios
- Learn how to develop a plan for the office team when dealing with a crisis event
Speaker Bio: Dr. Daniel Pompa, is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He is a Fellow in both The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He has been a Visiting Speaker at 10 Dental Schools in the U.S. Dentistry Today has listed him as a Leader in CE for the last 5 years in a row. He has presented over 500 lectures nationally and in Europe and South America and now throughout Canada.