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The Qualification of Dentist for Sedation : BLS and ACLS

  • Journal of the Korean academy of pediatric dentistry
  • Abbr : J Korean Acad Pediatr Dent
  • 2015, 42(1), pp.80-86
  • DOI : 10.5933/JKAPD.2015.42.1.80
  • Publisher : The Korean Academy Of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Dentistry

Kim Jongbin 1 Seunghoon Yoo ORD ID 2 Jong-Soo Kim ORD ID 2

1단국대학교 치과대학 소아치과학교실
2단국대학교

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ABSTRACT

Dentists who want to perform sedation must have abilities to control any emergent situation that may occurduring treatment procedures. In the 2010 guideline for the use of sedation by dentists, he/she must has validcertifications for basic life support (BLS) and for advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS). The KoreanAssociation of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (KACPR) has made a contract with the American HeartAssociation for education and certification. From 2004, they have held many courses for BLS and ACLSproviders and instructors. The author of this research participated in the above mentioned courses and qualifiedas a BLS provider, BLS instructor and ACLS provider. The present paper was intended as an introduction to and arrangement of BLS and ACLS courses for healthcare providers through a year of experience. However, the previous course of the ACLS provider was focused more toward medical doctors. It is necessaryto develop a new advanced course for dentists who employ sedation in their medical practices.

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