Dental emergency seminar offered through HCC


(Release: April 19, 2011) - Hagerstown Community College’s Continuing Education and Community Services Division is offering a seminar entitled, “Medical Emergency in the Dental Office,” on Fri., May 20, from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., in the Elliott Center on HCC’s main campus.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., followed immediately by a continental breakfast. A series of sessions and workshops will follow including: “The High Risk and Medically Comprised Patient,” at 8:30 a.m.; “Drugs, Gas, and other Medications,” at 10:15 a.m.; “Emergency Preparedness for the Dental Office,” at 12:45 p.m.; and “Dental Team Approach to Medical Emergencies,” at 2:30 p.m. A question and answer session will be held from 4 to 4:15 p.m. at which time certificates will be awarded to attendees.

Guest speaker will be Harvey Levy, DMD, MAGD, LLSR, who is in private practice with Dr. Harvey Levy and Associates, PC in Frederick, Md., where he and his partners specialize in family dental care, especially for individuals with medical, mental, or physical special needs. Levy also serves on the dental advisory board at HCC and his practice frequently serves as an externship site for students in the dental assisting program.

Professional continuing education credits (CEUs) are available to Maryland, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia dental professionals through HCC. Fee is $144. Fee includes continental breakfast, six CEUs, and a certificate of attendance.

For more information or to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236, or go to