Course Description:

This online course qualifies for 1 hour of CE credit that is automatically issued with a digital certificate upon completion.

As rare as medical emergencies in the dental setting are, it’s still critical to have the proper equipment as well as training in the event of a crisis. Review the essential components for an emergency kit in this course presented by DOCS Education and Jim Bovia, EMT-P, who also leads the DOCS’ Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification training.

Mr. Bovia will review the life-saving tools every dental practice needs on hand, as well as an overview of their use in an emergency. Learn the necessary steps for you and the team to take, including the 911 call, performing compressions, airway management, fluid resuscitation, and more.

Course Objectives:

  • Review the essential components of an office emergency kit
  • Learn how to size and insert oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airways
  • Review the use of an AED during a cardiac emergency in the dental office
  • Learn the differences in providing IV and IO vascular access
  • Identify what the dentist and the team should be doing in an emergency

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Purchase of this course grants access for one year and requires an internet connection, computer with video and audio capabilities, and in some cases, Adobe Reader to view handouts and articles. 

You can download this course and watch it anywhere using the DOCS APP. Get it on Google Play or the Apple Store.

Watch the video and complete the quiz to earn 1 CE credit.

Scientific support and additional resources are available here
NOTE: Many dental boards require that a specified portion of your CE credits be via in-person attendance at live courses. Check your state's rules!

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DOCS online courses are available to the purchaser for one year from date of purchase.
No refund of course tuition is available.



Jim Bovia, EMT-P



How can I meet my state’s requirements?

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DOCS Education courses carry the AGD PACE certification

DOCS Education is the nation’s premier provider of safe sedation and advanced dentistry education, having trained almost 24,000 dentists. Since 2000, our courses have been accepted by the AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. We offer extensive CE opportunities, both in-person and online, that meet your needs.

What is DOCS Education?

DOCS Education is an exclusive community of professionals serving at the forefront of dentistry. We offer world-class courses on safe sedation and advanced dentistry, relying on instructors who are consistently ranked among the very best in the nation. We also are a supportive network of members who guide one another to be better, more confident, more successful dentists.