Staff Program

Management of Common Urgent and Emergency Events Involving Office-based Deep Sedation and General Anesthesia

Speaker: Douglas J. Chappell, LP, EMS-I/E, ACLS-IT, ITLS-IT/C, RDA
Friday, April 29, 2022
Houstonian Hotel

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Common Medical Emergencies That Occur in the OMS Clinic

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Steps to Prevent and Prepare for Life Threatening Emergencies

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Management of Some Common Medical Emergencies

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.


10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Emergency Checklists and Equipment – Adjuncts and Medications

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

AHA Life Support Review and Emergency Medical Services Update

11:30 – 12:00 p.m.

Case Scenarios, Roles, Responsibilities and Communication


Douglas J. Chappell, LP, EMS-I/E, ACLS-IT, ITLS-IT/C, RDA

Doug Chappell is the Founder, Owner and Executive Director of Medical Certifications & Consulting Unlimited and has Faculty appointments at several medical educational and training institutions. Doug directs and oversees the American Heart Association (AHA) Clinical Training Center for the University of Texas (UT) School of Dentistry – Houston OMS Department and instructs and directs operations within various departments at the UT Health Science Center at Houston. He has served four decades educating, training, examining, and supervising medical professionals in the hospital, pre-hospital, clinical, aviation and maritime arenas. Previously, Doug developed and directed Station Emergency Programs for Southwest Airlines, was lead supervising instructor for UT Houston Medical School Technical Skills Programs and worked 30 years as Paramedic/Firefighter. Doug earned his degree in emergency medical technology and has an extensive background and experience in emergency medicine. Training subspecialties include flight physiology, wound care, and anesthesiology – advanced/difficult airway management. Current certifications include Licensed Paramedic, EMS Instructor/Examiner, USCG STCW-95 Instructor & Master Captain, AHA and ITLS Instructor Trainer/TC Faculty, High Angle, Swiftwater/Sea & Wilderness Rescue Instructor and Registered Dental Assistant.

This speaker has nothing to disclose.