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Emergency Medicine Series: Vital Signs & Patient Monitoring to Safety During Dental Care

Emergency Medicine Series: Vital Signs & Patient Monitoring to Safety During Dental Care

Emergency Medicine Series: Vital Signs & Patient Monitoring to Safety During Dental Care

Dr. John Roberson, DMD And Dr Christopher Rothman, DDS And Larry Sangrik, DDS
Dr. John Roberson, DMD And Dr Christopher Rothman, DDS And Larry Sangrik, DDS
on behalf of DrBicuspid

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Launch date: 23 Feb 2017
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Last updated: 07 Mar 2017

Reference: 168564

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

The purpose for this course is to provide all members of the dental team: dentists, hygienists, clinical assistants and business personnel, on how to take vital signs on patients.

Objectives

Objectives
Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to do the following:Understand the three rationales for taking vital signs on dental patients.Understand the ultimate goal of vital signs is to assure continuous adequate tissue perfusion.Understand the value of multiple sets of vital signs, especially on a patient in distress.Know the 6 academically recognized vital signs.Understand which vital signs directly relate to cardiac function and which relate to respiratory function.Have a working definition of respiration and the anatomic components of the respiratory system.Know the three components of respiration and which is most impacted during dental treatment and be able to define respiratory minute volume, tidal volume and functional residual capacity.Understand what vital signs reveal about the respiratory system’s efficacy and what the vital signs do not reveal.Have a basic understanding of how blood moves through the heart and body.Have a basic understanding of the cardiac cycle.Understand what constitutes a heart beat along with understanding what pressure is being measured during systole and diastole.Know and be able to demonstrate the proper technique for taking each of the 6 vital signs.Know the boundaries of normal for each vital sign, the consequence of abnormal signs and when immediate medical attention is required.Have a basic understanding of pulse oximetry and how it assesses respiration as well as the impact of oxygen on pulse oximetry.Development and discussion of a Medical Emergency PlanThe use of an Emergency Treatment RecordThe development of a Patient Safety Coordinator along with dutiesDevelopment of Mock Emergency DrillsUnderstand Basis Life SupportUnderstanding Call 911 Instructions
Dr. John Roberson, DMD And Dr Christopher Rothman, DDS And Larry Sangrik, DDS

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Dr. John Roberson, DMD And Dr Christopher Rothman, DDS And Larry Sangrik, DDS
on behalf of DrBicuspid

John B. Roberson, D.M.D. is from Hattiesburg , MS where graduated from Hattiesburg High School . He attended the University of Southern Mississippi where he received his Bachelor of Science. Dr. Roberson obtained his dental doctorate at the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry in Jackson , MS . He received numerous awards and honors including becoming President of the American Student Dental Association his third year. Dr. Roberson performed his residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at University Hospital at the University of Cincinnati . His training included anesthesia, dentoalveolar surgery, facial trauma, reconstructive surgery, cleft lip & palate surgery, pathology, advanced trauma life support, cardiology, and trauma surgery. He served as Chairman of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Residents Organization as well as one of the founding members. Dr. Roberson has dual board certifications. He is a Board Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon as well as Board Certified by the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He is a member of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, Southeastern Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Association, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, Mississippi Dental Association, South Mississippi Dental Association, and the Mississippi Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is a co-founder of the Institute of Medical Emergency Preparedness . Dr. Roberson has lectured and written extensively on the subject of medical emergency preparedness and training. He co-developed the curriculum for Advanced Life Support for Dentistry (ALSD) and the Emergency Response System, which has been endorsed by both national and state organizations.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program ( ADA CERP)
  • 2.00 Credits

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