AHA - BLS CPR, AED & Medical Emergencies - Wednesday,  April 21, 2021, 1:00 - 4:30 PM; Live CE
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AHA - BLS CPR, AED & Medical Emergencies - Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 1:00 - 4:30 PM; Live CE

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Both topics are a mandate for CT dentists. RDHs and CDAs are required by temp agencies and many employers to be current in CPR.   The DANB organization requires CDAs to be current in CPR.  This course includes NEW  Cardiac Arrest Algorithms for Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 Patients (established April 2020) PLS strictly adheres to CDC - CoViD guidelines for in person training.

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    • Course Number
  • CEUs
  • Date
    April 21, 2021
  • Day
  • Time
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm (12:45 pm attendance sign in; light snacks and refreshments provided)
  • Location
    Homewood Suites Hotel
    6905 Main St.
    GTB meeting room
  • City
    Stratford, CT 06614
  • Region
    Southern Connecticut / New York, Northern Connecticut / Massachusetts, Central Connecticut, Eastern Connecticut / Rhode Island
  • Target Audience
    All Healthcare Providers and Staff
  • Teaching Method
    Face to Face Lecture and Hands On
  • Course Materials
    Download (links at bottom of course confirmation). Print and bring to the class
Medical Emergencies in Dental Practices

How can we provide safe and effective treatment when working with a medically compromised patient?  Performing a thorough Medical risk assessment is a critical part of patient care. This course will review the basic guidelines for provider and team accountability. The discussion encompasses prevention, recognition of early warning signs and treatment of common medical emergencies in dental practice settings. 


The participant will be able to:

1. understand the importance of prevention in medical emergencies
2. recognize early warning signs of medical emergencies
3. identify effective and efficient ways to respond and treat the most common dental office emergencies including:
·        syncope
·        shock
·        allergic reactions
·        seizures and
·        respiratory distress
4. recall pre-med protocol
5. identify first aid kit contents and use of oxygen
6. understand guidelines for a safe and healthy work environment in accordance with OSHA regulations,
     assessment protocol and documentation
7. relate the importance of current CPR training to medical emergencies

Caution: Per ADACERP guidelines, participants are advised to use caution when applying new course information to their practice. Additional research is always recommended.
CPR: Basic Life Support & AED includes the new AHA Healthcare Provider Adult/Pediatric Cardiac Arrest Algorithms for Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 Patients (established April 2020)
This course is oriented to training the dental team and includes current techniques for all adult and pediatric victims and guidelines for:
 • Rescue breathing        
 • AED (automated external defibrillation)
 • CPR  (first and second responder)                              
 • Airway obstruction
Training is provided by AHA authorized experienced instructors with dental, medical or EMT backgrounds.
AHA Instructors: Wendy Mazzamauro, RDH, Cathie Collier, RDH, MS and Joyce Turcotte RDH, M.Ed. - Emergency Care Institute Training Site Faculty- affiliated with Bridgeport Hospital.
NEW AHA POLICY:  CPR cards are NO longer mailed. E-cards will be emailed to individual email addresses.  The e-card is active for two years. You will receive an email notice when your card is available to download.It may take up to 2 weeks. Please make sure you claim your card.
This course is also offered to dental practices, study clubs and organizations.  It also may be combined with other topics.
Contact PLS for information and arrangements: 203-261-2857 or jturcotte@pls.org

Disclose: The Instructors have no conflicts to disclose.

CE Provider: Professional Learning Services, LLC (PLS)
PLS is an ADA CERP recognized provider (11/2014 – 12/2021). ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by state or provincial Boards of Dentistry. 

Concerns or complaints about CE may be directed to PLS or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
PLS is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc (1/1-12/31/21) 

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