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Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

Course Instructor: George M. Kushner, DMD, MD

Event Date: Friday, June 14, 2013

OCATION: U of L Shelby Campus Founder's Union Building 312 North Whittington Parkway
Louisville, KY 40223

If using GPS, please use 9001 Shelbyville Road, Louisville, KY 40202


Medical emergencies can and do occur in the dental office. With advances in the medical field, we as dental practitioners are seeing and treating a significant medically-compromised patient population as outpatients in our dental offices. Fortunately, most of the emergencies that occur are treated appropriately and there is little harm to the patient. However, improper management of these emergencies can have disastrous results. Likewise, proper management of the medical emergency is no guarantee of a successful outcome.

This course will review common medical emergencies and management of these problems. Clinical “pearls” will be discussed that can hopefully lessen the chances of these emergencies. This presentation should be applicable to all members of the dental office team.

This course is approved by the Kentucky Board of Dentistry and meets the requirements for dental hygienists for provisions stipulated in 201 KAR 8:560E.



At the conclusion of this Course, participants will have an understanding of:
• Common medical emergencies encountered in the dental office.
How to prevent common emergency situations which can occur in the dental office.
The appropriate treatment protocols/algorithms to manage various medical emergencies in the dental office.

About George M. Kushner, DMD, MD:

George M. Kushner, DMD, MD is a graduate of Temple University School of Dentistry. Dr. Kushner received his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine. He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at the University of Louisville. Currently, Dr. Kushner is Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Louisville. He is the Director of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program. Dr. Kushner is the author of several publications and articles and lectures extensively throughout the country. He maintains a faculty practice in oral and maxillofacial surgery through the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.

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On-Site Registration/sign in:
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


FEES: On-Line Registration by 6/12/2013 11:59 PM On-Site Registration after 6/12/2013 11:59 PM
Dentist $185 $220
Hygienist $145 $180
Auxiliary $145 $180
Hygienist/Auxiliary w/ Dentist $135 $170

Lecture: CEU(s) - 3

Education Method: Live Interactive Format

Register On-Line: (MasterCard or VISA only)

****Payment by Check or Money Order available for on-site registration only****



We reserve the right to cancel, modify date, revise course content, revise program faculty and activities. Pre-registered participants will be notified if a course is revised or cancelled, as warranted. In the event a course is cancelled, tuition will be refunded. 

All registrations are subject to the ULSD Cancellation Policy.

This is a 'non-limited' attendance course.

ULSD must receive your written request for cancellation not later than two-weeks prior to course start date to process a refund. A $75 processing fee will be deducted from the refund. Course Registrants who are a 'NO-SHOW' forfeit course tuition.





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