2.5 CE Credits
Medical emergencies can, and do, occur in the practice of dentistry. The occurrence of cardiovascular problems, such as chest pain (angina and myocardial infarction) and sudden cardiac arrest, are likely to increase with the graying of the American population. In this program Dr. Malamed with address these problems and the means to prepare the dental office to effectively recognize and manage those that might arise. The use and significance of AEDs will be stressed.
Bring the entire office staff to this program. The life you save may be your own!
Objectives: On completion of this program the student should be able to:
- Describe the four steps in preparing the dental office for medical emergencies that might arise.
- Describe the pathophysiology of angina pectoris and its management.
- Describe the pathophysiology of acute myocardial infarction and its management.
- Describe the pathophysiology of sudden cardiac arrest and its management.
- Describe the mechanism of action of automated external defibrillators (AEDs).
About the Speaker:
Doctor Malamed, a dentist anesthesiologist, graduated from the New York University College of Dentistry in 1969 and then completed a residency in anesthesiology at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center in the Bronx, New York before serving for 2 years in the U.S. Army Dental Corps at Ft. Knox, Kentucky. In 1973, he joined the faculty of the University of Southern California School of Dentistry (now the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of U.S.C), in Los Angeles, retiring from full-time teaching in 2013. Dr. Malamed is an Emeritus Professor of Dentistry at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of U.S.C.
Dr. Malamed is a Diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology, as well as a recipient of the Heidebrink Award  from the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and the Horace Wells Award from the International Federation of Dental Anesthesia Societies, 1997 (IFDAS).
Doctor Malamed has authored more than 160 scientific papers and 17 chapters in various medical and dental journals and textbooks in the areas of physical evaluation, emergency medicine, local anesthesia, sedation and general anesthesia.
In addition, Dr. Malamed is the author of three widely used textbooks, published by CV Mosby: Handbook of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office (7th edition 2015); Handbook of Local Anesthesia (7th edition 2019); and Sedation - a guide to patient management (6th edition 2017) and two interactive DVD’s: Emergency Medicine (3rd edition, 2018) and Malamed’s Local Anesthetic Technique DVD (2004) (edition 2 - 2012)
In his spare time, Doctor Malamed is an avid runner, exercise enthusiast, and admits an addiction to the New York Times crossword puzzle, which he has done daily since his freshman year in dental school
OCDS/CDA/ADA Members and Non-Dentist Staff
$99 before Thursday, September 5
$109 after September 5
$119 day of meeting & walk-ins
Life Retired (no longer practicing)
$50 before Thursday, September 5
$60 after September 5
$70 day of meeting & walk-ins
Non OCDS/CDA/ADA Members
$198 before Thursday, September 5
$208 after September 5
$218 day of meeting & walk-ins
CANCELLATION POLICY: Refund requests for meetings will only be honored up to 4:30 pm on the Thursday prior to the meeting. No refunds will be made for requests received subsequent to that time.