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Basic Life Support and Medical Emergencies

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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.

Question Yellow 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.

Clock Yellow How long will this course take?

The course lasts approximately 2.5 hours and this is verifiable CPD.

Information Yellow 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.

Pound Yellow1 How much does this course cost?

For a DBG Member the course is £187.50* + VAT for up to 12 delegates

For a non DBG member the course is £262.50* + VAT for up to 12 delegates

Any additional delegates are £10 each up to a maximum of 20.

 

*price valid until 31st August 2016

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