Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice

202119jun8:30 am4:30 pmMedical Emergencies in the Dental Practice8:30 am - 4:30 pm(GMT+10:00) View in my time Event Organized ByADA WADisciplineFirst Aid and TrainingFormatHands-on,In-Person

Event Details

This event is suitable for dentists and their dental teams.

Course Overview

Cynergex Group’s Management of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice course covers CPR, defibrillation, first aid specific to dental practice and advanced resuscitation and airway management (including oxygen therapy). This course teaches a team response in providing quick, effective and safe care to a patient suffering from a life threatening or serious event in your practice.

This presentation covers the risks faced by dental professionals in their day-to-day work and some of the methodologies required to manage these risks so that the patient, practitioner and practice are protected.

Learning Objectives

The course provides the practice team with the confidence, knowledge and skills necessary to conduct effective clinical assessment of a range of medical conditions commonly encountered in dental practice.

Crew resource management of CPR integrating Igel airway, ventilation, supplementary oxygen therapy, and defibrillation.

Use of acute care drug kit in managing specific medical emergencies, including acute coronary syndrome, cardiac arrest, stroke and anaphylaxis.

Practical scenarios and how to manage the team (crew resource management).


Speakers for this event

  • Dr John Fahey

    Dr John Fahey


    Dr John Fahey (PhD) has over forty years experience in emergency medicine and pre-hospital care. This has enabled John to develop a number of courses in modern pre-hospital emergency medical care for the dental industry and the professions. These courses combine simplicity and advanced techniques in a comprehensive package designed for specific industries and workplaces and for medical personnel such as ambulance officers, industrial paramedics and for dental and medical professionals. Many of these courses are now regarded as industry standards.

    URL https://www.adansw.com.au/CPD/CPD-Presenters/John




In Western Australia, ADAWA is regarded as the recognised voice of dentistry. With around 92% of registered dentists and dental specialists across the private and public sectors as members, the Association provides a most effective representative body. ADAWA strives to promote the art and science of dentistry, to represent the profession and to provide services which promote the highest level of oral health in the community.
adawa@adawa.com.au ADA House, 54-58 Havelock Street, West Perth, WA 6005

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(Saturday) 8:30 am - 4:30 pm AEST(GMT+10:00) View in my time


ADA Member Dentist – $440, Non-Member Dentist – $550, ADA Member Dental Team* – $380, Non-Member Dental Team* – $550, and ADA Member 1st & 2nd Year Graduate- $380

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