Basic Life Support & Medical Emergencies
Basic Life Support & Medical Emergencies training is carried out by one of DBGs qualified instructions within your own practice environment.
Why do I need to do this course?
The GDC states that each member of the dental team must complete at least 10 hours of Medical Emergencies training within every 5 year CPD cycle and recommend you do at least 2 hours every 12 months.
How long will this course take?
The course lasts approximately 2.5 hours and this is verifiable CPD.
What is covered in this course?
- In-house practice specific training.
- Practical CPR demonstrations and assessment of competency on adult and child resuscitation manikins.
- 'Hands on’ practical CPR session utilising basic resuscitation aids on both adult and child resuscitation manikins for all the team including an overview of defibrillation and it’s importance.
- Bespoke Emergency Protocol.
- ABCDE patient assessment.
- Management of medical emergencies within primary dental care.
- Review the British National Formulary guidance on drug administration for each of the listed medical emergencies.
- Advice and recommendation on your existing practice emergency response kit.
- DBG trainer audit and recommendations as per UK Resuscitation Council and British National Formulary Guidelines.
- Practice discussion to develop a bespoke emergency practice protocol/procedure.
- Recovery position and practical assessment
- Practice team response, action taken and transfer of core and emergency services with a sample transfer patient form.
How much does this course cost?
For a DBG Member the course is £275 + VAT for up to 12 delegates
For a non DBG member the course is £375 + VAT for up to 12 delegates
Any additional delegates are £10 each up to a maximum of 18.