ANESTHESIA 2: MEDICAL EMERGENCIES
In this course, students are provided with information pertaining to the prevention, recognition, and treatment of selected medical emergencies occurring in the dental office. Emphasis is placed on patient evaluation and prevention. Emergency drugs and equipment are specified, as well as clinical their application. Lifesaving management of the medically compromised patient is incorporated into the dental treatment plan. Course lectures will include concepts endorsed by the American Dental Association and introduce the student to resources available through the Journal of the American Dental Association. This course will offer foundational knowledge in emergency medicine which will enable the student to assess and manage patients experiencing a medical emergency in the dental office.