Managing the First 15 Minutes
of a Medical Emergency
Learn how to manage an emergency in the medical or dental office until EMS arrives.
Who: This class is for doctors, dentists, nurses, hygenists and staff who work in a medical or dental office.
The AMA and ADA recommend that doctors, dentists and office staff be able to manage a
medical emergency until EMS arrives.
To properly prepare for medical emergencies requires:
that the office have an emergency plan
that the office staff be capable of recognizing an emergency and activating 911
that the doctor/dentist and staff be capable of providing care for the first 15 minutes
that the doctor/dentist and staff be able to effectively transfer care to EMS
The class will be adapted to the work environment and skills of the providers.