CPD dental nurses

CPD Course – Dental First Aid

Half day First Aid, Basic Life Support & Defibrillator Course

This 3 hour CPD course provides you with the skills and knowledge of dental first aid that is required of you yearly as a dental professional.

What you will learn from this CPD course

  • Different ways cardiac arrest can present in men and women alongside the ways to identify it.
  • In the instance of a patient going into cardiac arrest, you will be able to deliver potentially saving treatment
  • How to manage a cardiac arrest in the dental practice – this includes your role and the role of your team
  • All about chest compressions, rescue breaths and how to safely use a defibrillator in adult and child patients.

Course Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be up to date with the very latest guidance in managing medical emergencies in the dental setting, you will be able to apply prompt life-saving treatment and satisfy the GDC, Resuscitation Council and CQC’s requirements for dental professionals to annually update their skills and knowledge in this area.

As a result of completing this course the learner will:

  • Be able to correctly assess and assist in first response treatment of medical emergency
  • Be informed/reminded of all regulations and guidance relative to managing medical emergencies in the dental practice
  • Have sufficient knowledge to carry out manual as well as defibrillation assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Gain or update their existing knowledge of emergency medicine and equipment required and used by the dental practice
  • Be aware of the national guidelines for the safe provision of CPR in the dental setting during the pandemic

Live with a tutor on Zoom
or in your dental practice

In-practice Training:
From £995 + VAT (plus travel) – Upto12 delegates – Contact us for a bespoke quote

On Zoom training:
From £775 + VAT – Upto 12 delegates – Contact us for a bespoke quote

Course Tutor – Emma Male

Who is the course suitable for?

Dental Therapists
Dental Hygienists
Orthodontic Therapists
Clinical Dental Technicians
Dental nurses
Dental Technicians

And any other team members with a valid GDC number can benefit from this CPD course.

Objectives of this CPD course


During this comprehensive course,  participants will gain new and refresh existing knowledge needed to correctly assess and assist casualties in dental settings. The course aims to equip the dental team with the skills, the know-how and the confidence to save a patient’s life, but can also be applied outside of dental settings.

Topics will include, among all:

  • Guidance and regulations specific to dental practices
  • Chain of survival
  • Incident and casualty assessment
  • Signs, symptoms and treatment of medical emergencies in the dental setting
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Recovery position
  • Specific challenges of responding to an emergency in the dental practice setting
  • The Provision of CPR in Primary Dental Care during the COVID 19 Pandemic
If you have any questions or would like to book this course please email us or call 0207 205 2299.



Benefits of taking the Basic Life Support/CPR CPD course

Benefits of taking this course

  • As a dental nurse student up-to-date certification is vital in order to be able to sit your final exam
  • Increase your confidence and be able to take the lead in an emergency situation in your practice
  • Become a key driver in instilling good standards of emergency care within your practice and management of first aid/medication kit
  • With further training you could expand to become an individual trainer in life support and CPR within other institutions

Your Course Tutor – Emma Male

ROE tutor

“This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills which can not only be potentially life-saving but are essential for providing excellent patient care, maintaining GDC registration and boosting your employability.”

Want to upskill even further? Great additions to this course and your further learning would be, Health & Safety, First Aid & Defibrillator.

Please email us or call 0207 205 2299 if you have any questions or to book.

*Live Online lectures take place in a ‘virtual classroom’ on our teaching platform.

Our live online study mode means you can study with us from anywhere in the UK. Our advanced teaching platform will enable you to feel like you are in a real classroom, without having to spend time and money on commuting. Perfect if you are looking to combine good quality education with a busy lifestyle. There is no requirement to submit a portfolio of work in order to obtain your CPD certification, completion of the course however is essential.

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