Florida Board of Dentistry Provider #BP000626
The board requires non-permitted dentists who are assisting with the treatment of sedated patients to obtain 4 hours of Continuing Education in Airway Management.
All dentists who hold an active sedation permit of any level must complete four (4) hours of continuing education in airway management and four (4) hours of continuing education in medical emergencies, every four (4) years from the last date the dentist took the continuing education course. The four (4) hours in airway management must include two hours didactic training in providing dentistry on sedated patients with compromised airways and two hours must include hands-on training in airway management of sedated patients.
This program meets the Florida standard by discussing monitoring and recognition of airway and respiratory emergencies in the dental setting then utilizing standard airway equipment. Through the use of video, slides, case reviews, and hands-on skills labs, participants will review the anatomy of the airway and the physiology of adequate ventilations followed by skills labs in basic and advanced procedures including:
This 4 hour program is specifically designed for patients in the dental setting utilizing equipment common and available to the dental / OMS professional
Meets the Florida Board requirements by reviewing the “Team Approach” to recognizing and managing various medical complications while in the office. The program will review respiratory emergencies, aspiration, airway obstruction, acute coronary syndromes, hyper and hypotension, allergic reactions, syncope, convulsions, stroke, and potential injuries. The latest standard of care will be discussed and relevant cases will be reviewed.