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Code Blue workshop

UDHS 7 MAR 20233 PM
"Management of Medical Emergencies in Dental Practice - Common Clinical Scenarios" workshop was held at the University Dental Hospital Sharjah on 2 sessions (Tuesday 07 March 2023 Group A and Wednesday 08 March 2023 Group B)​, and it was attended by app​roximately 100 care providers from different groups including clinical tutors, dental assistants, technicians, admin staff, interns, and patient partner Mr. Ismail Mohamed AlZarouni​. The workshop covered a range of topics related to Code Blue: 
  • How to identify the case for the different medical scenarios
  • How to assess the situation
  • How to initiate proper management for the different scenarios
  • How to ensure proper communication during emergencies (SBAR)
  • How to activate code blue and the teams' roles during emergencies​
The workshop instructors included: Dr. Zaid Hamdoon, Dr. Kausar​ Fakhruddin, Dr. Mohamed Munib.​ The workshop also featured real clinical scenarios about: Angina Attack, Asthma, Epilepsy, Allergic Reaction, ​Hypoglycemia, Foreign Body Inhalation, Vasovagal Syncope, Postural Hypotension, Panic Attack (Anxiety), and Myocardial Infarction. The workshop provided a valuable opportunity to improve on the UDHS emergency preparedness policy and the teams role in activating code blue as part of continuous quality improvement and ensuring patient safety. 

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