Anesthesia Assistants Review Course - Day 1 of 2
8:00 AM-3:30 PM
This is a non-ticketed session.
B. D. Tiner DDS, MD
San Antonio, TX, USA
Donald P. Lewis Jr. DDS, CFE
Euclid, OH, USA
Larry Stigall DDS
Boone, NC, USA
The Anesthesia Assistants Review Course is a continuing education course designed for professional allied staff to improve their anesthesia knowledge and skills. The course is open to oral and maxillofacial surgery assistants and dental assistants employed by dental professionals with valid anesthesia permits. Participants will benefit from this intensive review course, which focuses on principles of anesthesia learned through structured training, as well as discussion of the latest innovations and methods of anesthesia administration, monitoring and emergency management. Participants will also expand their knowledge of basic sciences, patient evaluation and preparation, anesthetic drugs and techniques, and emergency procedures to achieve better patient care. This course was developed by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and is taught by AAOMS fellows and members.
- Describe the concepts of medical evaluation of patients for anesthesia;
- Discuss the mechanical and pharmacological aspects of outpatient anesthesia; and
- Explain the methods of patient monitoring and management of medical emergencies.