Management of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice, 18 August 2017

Management of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice
This comprehensive course covers both basic Life Support (BLS) of a collapsed patient and the management of an acutely unwell patient due to a range of serious and life threatening emergencies.

This full day course is presented by dentists for dentists.
Presented by:

Dr Robert Turnbull (BDS Syd) and Dr Angelo Preketes (BDS Syd)

Dr Robert Turnbul- BDS (Hons) Syd, Grad.Dip.Clin.Dent. (Conscious Sedation&Pain Control) Syd
Dental Sedationist - Sydney Dental Sedations, Councillor and Conference Coordinator - Australian Society of Dental Anaesthesiology, Visiting Dental Officer - Westmead Hospital Center for Oral Health - Department of Intravenous Sedation. Dr Robert Turnbull has a practice dedicated to providing visiting sedation services to dental surgeries. He also teaches Medical Emergency, Anxiety and Pain Management, Relative Analgesia and LA to Dental Undergraduate and Post-Graduate students in the IV sedation department of Westmead Hospital, the University of Sydney and for the Australian Society of Dental Anaesthesiology.

Dr Angelo Preketes - BDS(Syd),Grad DipClinDent (Conscious Sedation & Pain Control) Grad DipClinDent (Oral Implants),Clinical Associate (Syd Uni). Dr Preketes is the Secretary for ASDA and sits in the Dental Practice Committee for the ADA. Dr Preketes also teaches Medical Emergency, Anxiety and Pain Management, Relative Analgesia and LA to Dental Undergraduate and Post graduate students in the IV sedation department of  Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney and for the Australian Society of Dental Anaesthesiology. He is also in private practice, focusing on providing pain management techniques to deal with phobic, anxious patients, as well as implant and general dentistry . 

Knowledge delivered will include: The DRSABCD protocol for managing the collapsed and unresponsive patient. The ABCDE protocol for managing the acutely unwell patient and how to apply this to common medical emergencies which arise in the dental environment. Materials in the form of protocols and flow charts will be used, which participants will keep so they can apply the knowledge and shills learnt and do not need to remember details.

Skills taught include: Airways management, ventilation management, and the application of supplemental oxygen.
CPR and AED use:
Additional skills required to manage emergencies as they arise in the dental surgery, such as administration of drugs needed. This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to recognise and manage a variety of emergencies which arise in the dental environment.
It will also give participants the knowledge they need to prepare their surgeries to respond to an emergency. This course meets QIP Practice Accreditation standards regarding Emergency Management Training and teach participants how they can meet the QIP requirements for medical emergency preparedness.

Both presenters are A List 2 accredited service providers.
Cost to attend:
ADASA member dentist - $660pp
Staff of ADASA member dentist -  $550pp (e.g hygienists, therapists and dental assistants)
Non members - $1210pp
Time: 9am - 5pm, registration from 8.30am
To register as a non-member you will need to create an account. If you are an ADA member from anther state and wish to attend, please contact the ADASA office to register.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Queries please contact Sally Queale on 08 8272 8111 or email
8/18/2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
ADASA, The Alexander Room Unit 2 62 King William Road Goodwood, SA 5034 AUSTRALIA

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