CPR, AED and Medical Emergencies

This course provides dentists and the entire dental team with the skills, knowledge and confidence to effectively manage life threatening and common medical emergencies in the practice.

Suitable for: All members of the dental team.

GDC Development Outcomes: C

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To develop practical skills in the management of child and adult patients presenting with medical emergencies.


  • Demonstrate Basic Life Support for adults and children
  • Outline symptoms of the choking patient
  • Discuss the management of acute anaphylaxis
  • Identify use of Emergency Equipment (oxygen, airway adjuncts and drugs)
  • Demonstrate the use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Outline how to recognise and respond appropriately to asthma, diabetes, fainting, epilepsy and myocardial infarction in patients.

At the end of the course delegates should be able to:

  • Discuss the various medical emergencies that might arise both in the dental chair and in dental practice.
  • Outline the signs and symptoms of common medical emergencies including choking, fainting, epilepsy, myocardial infarction.
  • Act proficiently and to work as a team in the crisis management of medical emergencies whatever your job role.
  • Understand how to reduce the risk of a medical emergency occurring in known patients.
  • Demonstrate how to use an Automated External Defibrillator in a medical emergency.



CPR and AED with Medical Emergencies



Tuesday, 20 October 2020

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM (3 hours)

  • £54.00 incl. VAT

Tue 20 Oct 2020

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM (3 hours)

This course is delivered in accordance with the Resuscitation Council (UK) Guidelines for Medical Emergencies and Resuscitation in General Dental Practice. Every member of every Dental Practice is responsible for putting patients’ interests first. It’s important to recognise this responsibility, and to ensure that everyone is equipped with the skills required to deal with any medical emergency which may arise.




6pm – 9pm

Accredited by

3 CPD Hours


Course available in-house