CPR/AED and Medical Emergencies for Dental Professionals

£24.50 + VAT

Update your CPR/AED and Medical Emergencies knowledge and skills in with Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines

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Target audience All members of the clinical dental team including dentists, dental nurses and hygienists

Course content:
Recognising and responding to a range of medical emergencies including:

    • cardiac arrest
    • Choking
    • myocardial infarction
    • angina
    • asthma
    • anaphylaxis
    • diabetes
    • syncope
    • epilepsy
    • The use of emergency equipment and drugs in line with Resuscitation Council (UK) and BNF guidelines
    • The importance of teamwork in the ABCDE Approach to managing medical emergencies
    • Planning ahead in order to minimise the risks of a medical emergency for individual patients

GDC Principles and Outcomes
This CPD course will support dental professionals in meeting the following GDC principles and the underlying standards:

    • Principle 6: Work with colleagues in a way that is in patients’ best interests
    • Principle 7: Maintain, develop and work within your professional knowledge and skills
    • Development Outcome A. (Communication domain).
      Effective communication with patients, the dental team, and others across dentistry
    • Development Outcome B. (Management domain)
      Effective management of self and others or effective work with others in the dental team, in the interests of patients at all times
      Constructive leadership
    • Development Outcome C. (Clinical domain)
      Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice
    • Development Outcome D. (Professionalism domain)
      Maintenance of skills, behaviours and attitudes which maintain patient confidence in you and the dental profession and put patients’ interests first

NOTE: This online course does not include “live” manikin training for CPR and use of the AED. To comply with Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines a practical assessment should be carried out annually.

Assessment and Certification
Learners are assessed through self-checks as they progress through the course and an end of course multiple choice assessment.
On successful completion, learners can download a certificate which can be used as verifiable CPD in line with GDC Enhanced CPD guidelines

Elearning Features

Access the course on any device including PC, tablet and mobile phone

Appeals to all learning styles with interactive quizzes, video and full audio features

Work at your own pace, testing your knowledge as you progress through the course

Progress automatically saved so you can take a break and pick up where you left off