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School of Medicine
DENTAL HYGIENE
Course unit
PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF MEDICAL EMERGENCIES IN THE DENTAL OFFICE
MEP3053151, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
DENTAL HYGIENE
ME1854, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 3.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF MEDICAL EMERGENCIES IN THE DENTAL OFFICE
Department of reference Department of Neurosciences
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch TREVISO
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in DENTAL HYGIENE

Lecturers
Teacher in charge GASTONE ZANETTE MED/41

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Basic courses MED/41 Anaesthesiology 3.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 3.0 30 45.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 30/09/2019
End of activities 18/01/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2011 course timetable

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Because knowledge regarding physiology, pharmacology, psycology, anaesthesiology etc. are important for the understanding of this topic, it is necessary to have passed the examen of Primo Soccorso for a CLID student.
Target skills and knowledge: The student who pass this examination will be able to prevent and treat the medical emergencies more often encountered in the dental office.
Examination methods: At the end of the lesson the student must perform a theoretical and practical skill consisting of performance of BLS-D on mannequin.
Assessment criteria: Student evaluation skill will be performed on the basis of lesson attendency and discussion regarding the student knowledge and understanding regarding the main topics of the teaching; more over, the results of the theoretical-practical BLS-D performance on mannequin will be take in account.
Course unit contents: 1)How and because a correct clinical practice can prevent medical emergency in the dental office
2)Peri-operative patient evaluation
3)Anxiolysis, conscious sedation, peri-operative analgesia, local anaesthesia
4)Relative analgesia with nitrous oxide: theory and practice
5)Cardiorespiratory arrest and the BLS-D
6)BLS-D: practice and performance on the mannequin
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The theoretical activity will consist of frontal lessons. The practical sessions will be held on mannequin for the performance of the BLS-D and on the sedation machine for the practice of conscious sedation with nitrous oxide.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Because the topics presented during the lessons will be examined, it is strongly reccomended to be present at the lessons and to study the slides available upon request by the teacher.

Further reccomended lectures are:
1)Giovanni Manani, Enrico Facco, Gastone Zanette: Anestesia Odontoiatrica ed Emergenze. III° edizione, 2011, Idelson –Gnocchi, Napoli.
2)S. Malamed, Sedation: a guide to patient management. 4° Ed., 2003, Mosby
3)S.Malamed, Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office. 5° Ed., 2000, Mosby.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Giovanni Manani, Enrico Facco, Gastone Zanette, Anestesia Odontoiatrica ed Emergenze. Napoli: Idelson-Gnocchi, 2011. Cerca nel catalogo