Emergency Medicine Part 5: Respiratory Distress

CE Credits : 2

Organized by :   American Dental Association (ADA)

Specialties :   Emergency Medicine, Respiratory Therapy

Fees Fee :   Starting From Free

Conference Summary

Emergency Medicine Part 5: Respiratory Distress is organized by American Dental Association (ADA). This Course has been approved for a maximum of 2 CE Credit(s).

Updated for 2018
Bronchospasm and hyperventilation are not uncommon emergencies in the dental office. Additionally foreign body airway obstruction has occurred with patients aspirating and choking small dental devices. This program reviews the prevention, recognition and management of some common causes of respiratory distress.

Learning Objectives:
• List four causes of respiratory distress in the dental environment
• Describe the dialogue history for asthma
• Describe management of acute bronchospasm
• Describe the pathophysiology of hyperventilation
• Describe management of hyperventilation
• List common etiologies of heart failure
• Describe the pathophysiology of heart failure
• List the signs & symptoms of left or right heart failure
• Describe acute pulmonary edema & its management
• Describe management of the obstructed airway in the adult & young child

• Introduction
• Asthma (Bronchospasm, Hyperactive airway disease)
• Hyperventilation
• Heart failure & acute pulmonary edema
• Foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO)

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Credit Info

  • CE Credits : 2
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