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Airway Management For Dental Professionals

New Anesthesia Rules Expand Services.

Course Description

American Heart Association Instructors will provide the necessary training in proper airway management and ventilation for patients experiencing respiratory, ensuring compliance with the newly established Florida Laws. 

The  basic airway course will educate the dental health care team in basic airway assessment based on patient’s history and physical assessment and review relevant anatomy, physiology, and equipment. The participant will learn the motor skills necessary to initiate basic airway management with regards to relieving obstruction, insertion of airway adjuncts, mask ventilation, and intubation. This course is comprised of both interactive classroom and simulated clinical experience. 

Participants must demonstrate competency by passing a post-course evaluation of their airway skills

Course Schedule:

8:30 am – 9:00 am  Registration
9:00 am – 1:00 pm  Presentation/Hands-On Experience

Educational Objectives and Benefits:

  • Describe basic airway anatomy
  • Review basic pulmonary physiology and understand the effects of sedation on respiration
  • Review basic airway exam and identify at-risk patients
  • Thorough knowledge of monitoring in respiratory surveillance
  • Describe emergent situations in sedated situations and how to respond
  • Describe indications for utilization of airway equipment
  • Review basic techniques of ventilation using simulated experiences
  • Review basic techniques of intubation using simulated experiences

Additional Information:

AGD Subject Code: #132

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Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. 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. The College is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education, approved AGD/PACE program 

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