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Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office: Hands on with Sim Man

University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry

Friday, November 15, 2013 from 1:15 PM to 4:30 PM

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office: Hands on...

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Dental   more info Ended $130.00 $0.00
Auxiliary   more info Ended $65.00 $0.00

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Method of teaching: Lecture/discussion

Dr. BavitzJ. Bruce Bavitz, DMD, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1984 and completed his Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) Residency in Pittsburgh in 1988. He is currently the Merritt C. Pederson Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgical Specialties at the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry, and has given multiple CE courses to dentists both nationally and internationally. He is past president of the Nebraska Society of OMFS and the Lincoln District Dental Society, is a Diplomate of the American Board of OMFS and a Fellow in the American College of Dentists. He has a United States patent on a dental implant aligning device, has completed a five year term as a member of the Oral Surgery/Pain Control test construction section for the National Dental Board, and has performed office inspections for the State of Nebraska for dentist's seeking advanced anesthesia permits. He is currently the coordinating editor for Practical Reviews in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and serves as a reviewer for multiple implant and oral surgery journals. His primary area of research and publishing involves the surgical anatomy of the jaws and alveolar bone reconstruction.

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"Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office: Hands on with Sim Man"


Course description:

This 3 hour course will focus on preventing and treating the medical emergencies common in the dental practice.

All participants, if they so elect, will get to work with the college’s new high fidelity “Sim Man” computerized patient simulator.


You will learn:

  • Recognize the importance of an accurate medical history in preventing emergencies
  • Know why stress may  cause emergencies for the dental patient
  • Gain skills in making a differential diagnosis for  common  problems
  • Review the indications and pharmacology of drugs used to treat emergencies
  • Review when to call 911, and conversely, when it is reasonable to manage the problem yourself
  • Simulate the diagnosis and treatment of emergencies on Sim Man


General Information

Registration will close 2 days prior to ALL course dates. Registration will not be processed until payment is received by Eventbrite.  After the registration deadline, please contact the CE office to see if space is available  (402-472-2611).

We reserve the right to limit the number of participants and to cancel any course. Confirmation letters are generally sent two weeks prior to the course. If registration and payment were sent at least two weeks prior to the course and no confirmation letter is received, please contact Connie Whitson at 402-472-2611 to verify that your registration.


Participants cancelling their registrations will receive a refund minus a $25 processing fee.  Notice of cancellation must be made prior to the course.



Quarry Oaks Golf Club is located at 16600 Quarry Oaks Drive, Ashland, NE.  The College of Dentistry and East Campus Union are located at 40th and Holdrege Streets on UNL East Campus. Mary Riepma Ross Theater is located at 313 N 13th St. in Lincoln.  UNMC West Division Dental Hygiene Program Site, 955 East Country Club Road Gering, NE.


Parking is only complimentary  for courses held on East Campus.


UNMC College of Dentistry Continuing Education Phone: 402-472-2611 E-mail: Contact:  Connie Whitson For additional information on courses and speakers please visit


The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at

The College is a member of the American Dental Education Association and the Association for Continuing Dental Education.  Academy of General Dentistry credit is available.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education designates this activity for 3 continuing education credits.


Have questions about Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office: Hands on with Sim Man? Contact University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry

When & Where

College of Dentistry
Holdrege Street
Lincoln, NE 68503

Friday, November 15, 2013 from 1:15 PM to 4:30 PM

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