Course DescriptionIs your office prepared to handle complex dental emergencies? What is your team approach in treating medical emergencies? Do you need nitrous oxide certification? A comprehensive review of medical emergencies with their clinical management will be presented. The course will also focus on the necessary medications and procedures in the dental office setting. Background information will be presented to allow for diagnosis and the steps necessary for treatment. Clinical scenarios will be presented to allow for treatment protocol. The new basic life support protocols will be reviewed for both adults and children. Emergency drugs and their route of administration will be reviewed. Dental Management of Emergencies and Medically Compromised Patients is designed for the general dentist, dental hygienist, dental assistant and the office staff, to be a comprehensive review of medical emergencies common in the dental office. Emphasis will be placed on the team approach in treating emergencies, making an accurate diagnosis, and proper treatment of the problem. A review of Basic Life Support will also be provided
Upon course completion, you will:
- Understand the pathophysiology of medical diseases and their relation to medical emergencies.
- Recognize medical emergencies.
- Successfully manage and treat patients with medical emergencies.
Dr. Mehran Hossaini
Mehran Hossaini, DMD is a Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and Chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Medicine and Surgery at Temple University School of Dentistry. He obtained his dental degree from the Oregon Health Sciences University, and completed his training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York. His clinical expertise includes maxillofacial trauma, facial reconstruction, dental implantology, and outpatient anesthesia. He is an active full-time educator and clinician. His areas of interest include curriculum development for various levels of learners, outcome assessment, and integration of technology in education. Dr. Hossaini is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and member of the editorial board of the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He maintains an active practice at Temple University School of Dentistry and lectures on the state, national and international levels.