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Emergencies in Dentistry


Office Emergencies

August 9-10, 2013

Presented by
Georgia Regents University
College of Dental Medicine and the
Division of Professional and Community Education

Purpose
To present to the general practitioner, dental sub-specialists, and staff, a comprehensive review of the management of medical emergencies in the dental office. The hands-on presentation will review the three critical components for the successful management of emergencies in the office. They include the provider, staff and ancillaries, the emergency equipment, and medications.

Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to:
• Discuss the importance of being prepared to manage an emergency which could happen at any time
• Discuss common misconceptions in managing medical emergencies
• Appreciate the need to have an office emergency “action plan” which details basic resuscitative measures for the patient
• Identify important duties for the provider, ancillary personnel, and administrative staff
• Identify the basic emergency equipment which should be present in the office
• Review basic airway equipment and airway management
• Discuss basic emergency medications, their basic pharmacology and use
• Review common office emergencies and their management


Target Audience
Dental General Practitioners, Dental Sub-specialists and Clinical and Administrative staff

Friday, August 9, 2013
(Breaks at 10 a.m. & 3 p.m.)
7:30 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m.

Introduction to Course – Drs. Ferguson & Kao

8:10 a.m.

Why This Is Important
• Misconceptions regarding management of office emergencies
9:00 a.m

Review of the Office Physical Plan and Equipment
• The Doctor/Ancillaries

10:15 a.m. Medications
11:15 a.m. Airway Management
12:15 p.m. Lunch (boxed lunch provided)
1:00 – 5:15 p.m. Management of Common Emergencies
• Recognition and management of the medical emergencies
5:15 p.m. Adjourn

 

 

     Saturday, August 10, 2013
(Break at 10 a.m.)
Group Sessions Limited to 20 Dentists
8:00 a.m.* Group I
Simulation Lab 1
(maximum 5)
Group III
Skill Stations
Lectures
  Group II
Simulation Lab 2
(maximum 5)
Group IV
Skill Stations
Lectures
  Group III
Simulation Lab 3
(maximum 5)
Group I
Skill Stations

 

Lectures
  Group IV
Simulation Lab 4
(maximum 5)
Group II
Skill Stations
Lectures
12:30 p.m. Adjourn  
*Groups will rotate to next skill station every hour.

 

 

Faculty

Dr. Ferguson Dr. Henry W. Ferguson, Course Co-Director, Vice Chairman of the GRU Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Director of Post-Graduate Training earned his dental degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training at the Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA. After serving nearly 25 years active duty service, retired as a Colonel, then joined the faculty at the Medical College of Georgia. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a member of the American Dental Association and a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the American Dental Society of Anesthesia. He is a Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesia.
Dr. Kao Dr. Solon Kao, Course Co-Director, Assistant Professor of the GRU Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, received his B.E. in Biomedical Engineering from Vanderbilt University in 1994. He earned his dental degree, with honors, from the University of Tennessee College of Dental Medicine in 1998. Dr. Kao completed an internship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at The Louisiana State University, then completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia in 2005.
Dr. Getter Dr. Lee Getter, Col. Ret., Professor of the GRU Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, received his B.A., D.D.S. from New York University and his M.S.D. in Oral Surgery from Baylor University in Dallas. Dr. Getter is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. He served 21 years in the U.S. Army Dental Corp including a tour as the Chief of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Research in the USAIDR at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and a tour as the Chief Dental Consultant of the Surgeon General of the Army and to the Asst. Surgeon General for Dental Services.
Dr. Sagueiro Dr. Martin Salgueiro, Assistant Professor of the GRU Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, received his dental degree at the Universidad Central de Venezuela in 1996. He completed surgical internships at the University of Miami and Vanderbilt University and completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery training at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Salgueiro is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Walker Dr. Patrick Walker, attended Mississippi State University for undergraduate studies in microbiology. He gained early admittance to the Georgia Health Science University College of Dental Medicine in 2004 following his junior year of undergraduate studies. He completed his D.M.D. in 2008 followed by a one year internship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at GRU. He is currently one of the new chief residents and will graduate from the residency program June 2013.
Dr. Emam Dr. Hany Emam, graduated in Oral and Dental Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt and after completing his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency in Egypt, he joined the teaching staff and earned a Master’s degree in mandibular trauma. Currently, he is one of the new chief residents in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery department at Georgia Regents University. During his current residency, he has succeeded in publishing six articles, two book chapters, and six abstracts. His main research interests are facial trauma, bone augmentation and implantology.
Dr. Anderson Dr. Lori Schumacher Anderson, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Nursing at the Georgia Regents University, College of Nursing. She has over twenty years of acute and critical care nursing experience in various roles ranging from staff to administration and academia. She has been faculty at the College of Nursing since 2000 and has served as faculty and department chair. She holds a doctorate in nursing from Duquesne University, received her Master of Science degree in nursing from the University of Minnesota and her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Creighton University.

The College of Dental Medicine at Georgia Regents University is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.ADA CERP

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 boards of dentistry.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp ACDE

The College of Dental Medicine at Georgia Regents University designates this activity for 8.0 continuing education credits. Attending Saturday’s workshop is an additional 4.25 continuing education credits. 01/01/10 – 12/31/13

The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship/Mastership credit. The current term of acceptance extends from 01/01/10 – 12/31/13.

LocationOffice Emergencies
Lecture Sessions will be held in the Allied Health Sciences Building Room EC-1222 on the Georgia Regents University campus. Saturday optional workshop will be held in the College of Allied Health Sciences Simulation Laboratory. In response to your request on the Registration Form, we will send you lodging information for several area hotels, along with a map of the Georgia Regents University campus indicating available parking.

Registration Fees
Dentist w/Lab $995
Dentist (Friday Only) $345
Staff (Friday Only) $295

The registration fee, less a $50 administrative charge, is refundable if notice of cancellation is received by February 22, 2013.

Georgia Regents University reserves the right to cancel any and all portions of this CE activity due to unforeseen circumstances. Full registration fees will be refunded for canceled portions of this activity. Georgia Regents University cannot be responsible for reimbursement of airline or other transportation fares, hotel or rental car charges, including penalties.

 

FOUR CONVENIENT WAYS TO REGISTER

                                  

 

Print the
REGISTRATION FORM

and mail it
with payment to:
Division of Continuing Education
Georgia Regents University
919 15th Street
Augusta, Georgia 30912

Fax 
REGISTRATION FORM
with payment by credit card
to 706-721-4642.

Call the Division of Continuing Education at

706-721-3967 or
1- 800-221-6437

 

Comfort Zone
Although every effort will be made to have a comfortable temperature in the meeting room, we realize that everyone’s comfort zone is different. Please bring a jacket or light wrap in case the room is too cool for your comfort.


Special Needs
The Division of Professional and Community Education complies with the Americans With Disabilities Act. If you require special services, facilities or dietary considerations (vegetarian or otherwise) to support your participation in this continuing education program, contact the conference coordinator at 800-221-6437 or 706-721-3967.

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