Package Description

This webinar will cover information on how to recognize the onset of a medical emergency and how to manage the situation. Since these skills are not practiced every day by dental professionals, reviewing protocol for medical emergencies could save a patient's life. Discussing common dental medical emergencies and how to treat them, with an emphasis on the importance of an accurate, updated health history to help identify risks. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify common dental medical emergencies 
  2. Illustrate risk factors to prevent possible medical emergencies 
  3. Develop a protocol to manage dental medical emergencies


  • Members & Non-Members: Free

Continuing Education


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CE Credits: 1.0
Educational Method: Self-instructional (self-study)
Location: Online
Publication Date: April 2024 
Expiration Date: April 30, 2027


Diane Mullins, RDH, MS, CDIPC

Diane Mullins, RDH, MS, CDIPC, has over 25 years of dental experience, which includes dental assisting, clinical hygienist, and educator. Her passion has been Infection Control where she has spent several years as an OSHA Coordinator and is currently a member of the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention. Diane speaks on various topics pertaining to dentistry and overall health. Since the loss of her brother to suicide, Diane is passionate about bringing suicide awareness and prevention strategies to the dental community. She holds an instructor certification to teach gatekeeper suicide prevention.

Disclosures: No relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

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