Managing Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice

Overview

All practice staff should receive regular resuscitation training for adults and children. This course meets the annual GDC requirements for CPD in medical emergencies, and follows the Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines in Basic life Support (BLS) and Intermediate Life Support (ILS).

You'll learn how to recognise and treat a collapsed patient, outline strategies for managing medical emergencies, provide CPR and defibrillation to patients, and use team management skills.

Course details

Structure

  • Mode of study: Direct
  • Duration: 2 hours, 5.45pm - 8.00pm
  • Location: Dental Academy, William Beatty Building, Hampshire Terrace, Portsmouth, PO1 2QG
  • Start and end dates: 21 November 2018

Cost

  • £40.00

What you'll experience

On this short course you'll cover:

  • the management of medical emergencies in the dental practice
  • the use of emergency drugs and equipment available in the dental practice
  • the BLS/AED sequence of steps, using a manikin in a simulated environment
  • the team approach to managing medical emergencies
  • Development Outcomes: A, B, C

Teaching

You'll be taught by Latha Davda, Dentist and Clinical Director at the University of Portsmouth Dental Academy.

Entry requirements

This course is for the whole dental team.

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