Handling Medical Emergencies In Dental Settings
Preparation and practice, along with reviewing patients’ medical histories and vital signs, will help dental teams assess risk and 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 the February 2019 issue and expires 2/28/22. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.