Medical Emergencies at Dental Office Workshop

On January 12th, 2022, the Faculty of Dentistry at Tishk International University organized a workshop under the title of ‘Medical Emergencies at Dental Office’. The workshop was presented by Dr. Farman Shekhani, B.D.S, F.K.B.M.S, Oral and maxillofacial specialist, and sponsored by Pharma International Company. The workshop was attended by 92 participants including faculty staff and external dentists.

The objectives of the workshop were as follows:

  1. To enable participants to gain an understanding of medical risk assessments for their patients
  2. To recognize the important signs and symptoms to look out for to help correctly diagnose each emergency
  3. To respond effectively and safely to a medical emergency
  4. To enable them to understand how to avoid medical complications, in addition to identifying the recommended doses of drugs and routes of administration.

The workshop explained the preparation procedures for medical emergencies in the dental office by having an emergency action plan in place, recognizing and managing complications due to systemic diseases, in addition to explaining the best methods of management.