Preparing For Medical Emergencies
With effective preparation, practice, and review of patients’ medical histories and vital signs, oral health professionals will be able to appropriately respond to medical emergencies.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the scope of medical emergencies in dental practice, and how teams can prepare to manage these events.
- List common types of medical emergencies encountered in dental settings.
- Explain ways to assess risk and appropriately respond to emergencies.
This course was issued in April 2019 issue and expires April 2022. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.