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Life support training (CPR) and medical Emergencies

Life support training (CPR) and medical emergencies verifiable CPD Course for dental professionals, Hands-On

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Life support training (CPR) and medical Emergencies
Life support training (CPR) and medical Emergencies

Time & Location

10 Jun 2023, 10:00 – 15:30

Graduate Centre Room GC201, Mile End Rd, Bethnal Green, London E1 4NS, UK

About the Event

Course Summary:

This is a practical training course about the life support for dental professionals) Dentists and their teams) that can be provided in your place or you can join us.

The cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training for dental teams is recommended by Resuscitation Council (UK).

Each member of dental team has an obligation to provide resuscitation skills in the event of a cardiorespiratory arrest, and dental care providers (Surgeries) has to be ensured that their staff are trained and updated regularly to a level of proficiency appropriate to each individual’s expected role.

In this course we provide required Quality Standards and supporting information for the aspects of cardiopulmonary resuscitation practice and training dentists and their teams.

Aims & Objectives

The core standards for this course is applying in all settings to ensure that:

The deteriorating patient is recognised early and there is an effective system to summon help in order to prevent cardiorespiratory arrest.

Cardiorespiratory arrest is recognised early and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is started immediately.

Emergency assistance is summoned immediately, as soon as cardiorespiratory arrest is recognised, if help has not been summoned already.

Defibrillation, if appropriate, is attempted within 3 minutes of identifying cardiorespiratory arrest.

Appropriate post-cardiorespiratory-arrest care is received by those who are resuscitated successfully. This includes safe transfer.

Implementation of standards is measured continually, and processes are in place to deal with any problems identified.

Staff receive at least annual training and updates in CPR, based on their expected roles.

Staff understand decisions relating to CPR.

Appropriate equipment is available for resuscitation.

According to GDC “Dental practitioners and other dental healthcare staff should update their knowledge and skills in resuscitation at least annually.”

Learning outcome:

The role of the first aider,

Priorities of treatment

Health and safety rules and regulations,

Risk assessments,

First aid for injuries, illness and shocks,

The recovery position,

CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation),

Revision on emergency drugs commonly occurring dental emergencies and devices,

First aid for special circumstances,

Assessing an incident,

Gaining confidence when actions required by having practical scenarios such as choking, panic attacks and anaphylactic shock,

Communication with the team and patients, and casualty care,

Be able to use the ABCDE approach to assess and treat an acutely ill patient,

Know which emergency drugs are available and are required to treat different medical emergencies,

Recognise the signs and symptoms of different medical emergencies,

Understand how to treat/manage common medical emergencies,

Apply and perform CPR when and where is required.


Building GC,

Graduate Centre Room GC201, 

Mile End, 


Queen Mary University.

Role Intended:

Suited to all members of the dental team and dental students

CPD Course hours:

5.5 hours


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Tickets are non-refundable!

Development outcomes

B and C.


Pre study is not required


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