Courses

Learn how to handle medical emergencies with a hands-on ACLS course specifically designed for dental offices. In DALS, participants will gain the critical skills required to respond to respiratory failure, airway obstruction, cardiac problems and anaphylaxis. Classes are taught by instructors who are certified, trained and practicing emergency professionals. Using patient simulators, participants will get hands-on experience using equipment common to most dental offices to be able to manage real life emergency scenarios.

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Refresh your IV sedation training in your own office. DOCS Education's in-office training provides you with tailored instruction specific to your practice and your office. IV sedation is an effective, predictable and flexible mode of sedation that expands the number of medications you can use to make your patients more comfortable. You and your team will learn about novel agents, key drugs, equipment, emergency measures and other methods to assure patient safety and satisfaction. The course is taught by a board-certified anesthesiologist with 30 years of clinical experience and is offered in 1- or 2-day formats.
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This course consists of three modules. The modules are taken from Forensic Dentistry: Working from Failure, Moving Forward with Solutions. Dr. John Dovgan, DDS, is a State Board consultant and expert witness. He’s a veteran Standard of Care Investigator (S.C.I.), whose resume includes more than 1300 dental board cases, 130 lawsuits, and multiple state and federal class action lawsuits. In this course, he explains how you can navigate the grey areas in your practice, predictably, to minimize complaints. The course is also useful for members of a state dental board, current and future dental consultants to state boards, and permit examiners.
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Good oral health provides tremendous benefits to diabetics. It slows the progression of the disease. Yet, because diabetes correlates with other diseases, patients with insulin pumps often are taking additional medication. In this module, you’ll learn how to prepare a patient wearing an insulin pump for advanced dental work.
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The American Dental Association released its latest report on Substance Abuse Disorders. So, what’s changed?
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In this 2 video study, you will learn "Drugs that all Dentists Need to Learn to Use" and "Optimizing use of Analgesics to Avoid Excessive Reliance on Opioids"
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The relief of pain is among the primary goals of any health practitioner. Along with the inventions of modern forms of pain relief have come a renewed attention and appreciation for established ones, for example, nitrous oxide and oxygen sedation. This odorless and colorless gas was first used in dentistry in the mid-1800s. As taught by the Dean of DOCS Education’s faculty, Anthony Feck, DMD, you’ll gain an overview in “Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation for Adults and Children” of why this tool remains a mainstay of dental and medical practice.
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