STUDY CLUB

CPR and Medical Emergencies

Thursday 14th November 2019

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

3 hrs vCPD

CPR and Medical Emergencies

Learning content

Short introductory lecture, followed by practical exercises providing training in the diagnosis and management of medical emergencies in general dental practice.   

Aims and objectives

To provide an overview of potential medical emergencies dental staff need to be prepared for in dental practice, including CPR and defibrillation. By the end of this session delegates will be able to demonstrate recognition and immediate first-line treatment of the following:

  • Myocardial infarction
  • Anaphylaxis & asthma
  • Choking
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Seizures,stroke,syncope. Practical skill stations include:
  • Adult, child & infant CPR & defibrillation and using the recovery position
  • Basic airway management and using oxygen
  • Abdominal thrusts (used to be Heimlich manoeuvre) on choking manikin
  • Using blood glucose testing kit
  • Intramuscular injections & using auto-injectors for anaphylaxis
  • Demonstration of recommended resuscitation equipment for the dental practice.

Development outcomes

This short lecture, followed by practical stations, contains educational aspects that satisfy all four of the GDC’s development outcomes (A, B, C and D) for verifiable CPD and will help delegates enhance patient care by preparing dental teams for the rapid diagnosis and efficient management of medical emergencies in general dental practice.


Hartog Study Club

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