Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:

  • Discuss factors to consider in the risk stratification of patients with systemic diseases.
  • Discuss essential elements of being prepared for a medical emergency in the oral healthcare setting.
  • Recognize signs and symptoms and formulate a diagnosis for an emerging perioperative problem.
  • Initiate timely action to stabilize the patient before emergency medical services arrive.