Emergency Medications Every Dentist Should Know

Dr. Allan Schwartz, DDS, CRNA, Emergency Medications Every Dentist Should Know
Speaker: Dr. Allan Schwartz, DDS, CRNA
CE Credits: 1.5
Format: PDF
“Emergency Medications Every Dentist Should Know” is a four-part continuing education series that covers the most common emergency medications found in most proprietary dental emergency medication kit...more
  • Released: 4/1/2017
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2025
  • Review Date: 6/30/2022
CE Details
Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 142.

There is no fee to view this course. There is a fee of $36 to take the exam and claim CE credits for this course.

“Emergency Medications Every Dentist Should Know” is a four-part continuing education series that covers the most common emergency medications found in most proprietary dental emergency medication kits. Every dentist should periodically review the uses of emergency medications and be familiar with these medications themselves, then share this information with his or her staff.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
  • Proper medication labeling with “Tall-Man” lettering
  • The basic anatomy and physiology of the autonomic nervous system
  • Safe medication practices
  • The function of autonomic neurotransmitters and receptors
  • The physiology of blocking acetylcholine receptors with anticholinergic medications
  • The adrenergic receptors, their natural agonists and emergency medication agonists
  • The physiological effects of adrenergic receptors on arteriolar smooth muscle.
Description of Speaker:
Dr. Allan Schwartz, DDS, CRNA, is a 1980 graduate of Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas. He attended a general practice residency in general dentistry from the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis, Missouri, from 1980 to 1981, and in 1990 earned a bachelor’s in nursing from St. Louis University. After graduating from the Washington University School of Nurse Anesthesia in St. Louis in 1994, he began practicing as a certified registered nurse anesthetist.

Schwartz is a licensed dentist with a certificate issued by the Missouri Dental Board in deep sedation/general anesthesia. He is the author of several anesthesia and nursing journal articles, and has written chapters of four nurse anesthesia textbooks and a medical dictionary. More of his courses are available on sedationconsult.com.

The speaker declares that neither he nor any member of his family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program nor has a financial arrangement with any product or service mentioned in this course. The speaker discloses that he has a financial interest in consulting dental professionals in the subject matter that he is lecturing on.

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American General Dentistry (AGD), Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE) approved, FAGD / MAGD Credit Farran Media is a nationally approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 1/1/2023 to 12/31/2026. Provider ID# 304396
This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 1.5 hours of verifiable CPD.

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