This course should prepare participants for emergency situations that may occur in a dental practice and provide methods to prevent such emergencies. Students learn about a variety of medications and drugs used in dentistry. Emergency kits are essential for all dental offices and will be discussed. This course also covers drug management and correct storage conditions, prescriptions, signs and symptoms of substance abuse, the legal and ethical aspects of drug health hazards, and safety in dentistry.
Minimum Credits: 2 Length: 27 hours Prerequisites: None Delivery Method: On-campus Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/DENT133.pdf