Package Description

Medical emergencies—no one wants to experience one, and we all need to be ready for one. This course will explore the most common medical emergencies experienced in the dental office. Responses and best practices to these emergencies will be reviewed. We will discuss office readiness protocols and emergency prevention tips.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the five most common medical emergencies experienced in the dental office setting.
  2. Illustrate standard interventions for these common medical emergencies.
  3. Define key components of the medical emergency kit.


  • Members & Non-Members: Free

Continuing Education


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CE Credits: 1
Educational Method: Lecture, Recorded, Self-instructional (self-study)
Location: Online
Publication Date: September 2023
Expiration Date: September 31, 2026


Nicole Fortune, MBA, RDH

Nicole is highly regarded within the industry for her knowledge of periodontal and peri-implant diseases, treatment plans, and non-surgical treatment solutions. Nicole holds many certifications, including Basic Life Support emergency pre-hospital instructor from the American Heart Association. She is currently the Clinical Education Manager for Young Innovations. 

Disclosures: Employee - Young Innovations

Educational Funding Provided By: