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Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office: Yes, They Actually Happen and Are You Prepared?

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February 08, 2014
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco

Event Category: Continuing Education

Are you prepared for a medical emergency in your dental practice? Let us help you plan for and manage emergency situations, as well as better assess patients and risks to prevent emergencies from occurring. This practical and informative program will cover heart attack management, syncope and related incidents, allergic reactions, toxic reactions, stroke diagnosis and management, sedation emergencies, medical emergency codes and treatment for medically complex patients.

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You Will Learn

  • Assessment of patients and risks to prevent emergencies from occurring
  • Diagnosis, causation and management of heart attacks, syncope, strokes and allergic and toxic reactions
  • Emergency airway management for sedation emergencies
  • Examples of medical emergency codes
  • Treatment of medically complex patients and common drugs used

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for dentists and all members of the dental team.

Tuition: $245 Dentists; $185 Allied Dental Professionals (includes continental breakfast)
Program: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Check-in: 8:30 am
Credits: This activity is designated for 6 continuing dental education credits.


Anders Nattestad, PhD, DDS, is a professor and director of the undergraduate Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery program at Pacific. He has published more than 50 peer reviewed articles and has presented at numerous conferences both nationally and internationally. For the past five years, he served as secretary general for the Association for Dental Education in Europe.

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