10 Minutes to Save a Life: Emergency Medicine in Dentistry
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM | 6 CDE
Educational Method: Lecture
Subject: Medical Emergencies
Recommended for: Entire Staff
Fee: $40 | $50 after Oct. 17
Event Code: F02
- List and discuss the four steps in office preparation for medical emergencies.
- List and discuss the indications for the seven basic emergency drugs.
- Discuss the basic management of medical emergencies including: seizures, bronchospasm, anaphylaxis, angina pectoris, myocardial infarction, and cardiac arrest.
This course will discuss the areas which are considered vital to a proper understanding of emergency medicine: prevention, preparation, and recognition and management. The first part will include a discussion of preparation involving the office and staff, and includes a thorough review of the office emergency kit. The afternoon portion will include the recognition and management of specific emergency situations and includes the management of unconsciousness, respiratory distress, seizures, drug-related emergencies and chest pain, including cardiac arrest and use of the AED. This course is designed for all members of the dental office staff. Situations discussed here can happen outside of the dental environment as well as in the office.
Stanley F. Malamed, DDS, graduated from the New York University College of Dentistry in 1969 and then completed a residency in anesthesiology at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center in the Bronx, New York before serving for two years in the US Army Dental Corps at Ft. Knox, Kentucky. In 1973, he joined the faculty of the University of Southern California (USC) School of Dentistry, in Los Angeles, retiring from full-time teaching in 2013. Dr. Malamed is an Emeritus Professor of Dentistry, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. Dr. Malamed is a Diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology, as well as a recipient of the Heidebrink Award  from the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and the Horace Wells Award from the International Federation of Dental Anesthesia Societies, 1997. Financial Relationship - Consultant: Healthfirst Corporation